Halloween is a fun time of year for all ages and can bring many scares, but don’t let one of those scares be a candy illness or mishap. Learn how you can spot suspicious treats and keep the little ones safe on Halloween.
Bacteria, viruses and parasites are the sources of many food poisoning cases, usually due to improper food handling. Foods that are contaminated may not look, taste or smell any different from foods that are safe to eat.
On National Pasta Day, it’s not only a great time to enjoy one of the 600 pasta types, but also a perfect time to practice food safety when storing pasta leftovers. Food safety tips and deals on pasta from Olive Garden, Carrabba’s, Maggiano’s, Macaroni Grill, and more..
Halloween season can bring friends and family fun and many scares, but don’t let one of those scares be food illness. Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party or just going trick-or-treating, educating yourself on the proper food safety practices will help prevent foodborne illness.
When fruits and vegetables are fresh-squeezed or used raw, bacteria from the produce can end up in your juice or cider. Unless the juice from produce has been pasteurized, the juice could be contaminated. A new FDA guide can help with deciphering when raw juice products are safe to consume or not.
Making tailgate party plans for the football game? Good friends – great food – sounds like an awesome time right? Because tailgate parties are usually all-day food fests and grilling extravaganzas, they’re also a time of increased risk of food poisoning.
Just because someone else is cooking does not mean you can let your guard down when it comes to food safety. Always follow sound food safety practices – no matter who prepares the meal or where you eat it. Follow four basic food safety tips: