World Cup fans like to get their friends and family together to cheer on their favorite country with fun party food and drink ideas. But don’t take your eye off the ball when it comes to food safety. Follow simple food safety tips to keep your party free from food illness.
Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June and is the third most popular day on which to dine out. Learn the steps to ensure that eating out is a pleasure that does not end up with a foodborne illness.
Camping is a great way to spend time with family and friends while taking in the great outdoors. As you set up your tent and pots and pans, don’t neglect your food safety routine. The food safety principles and procedures you follow when at home don’t change because you are outdoors.
The average American eats out about five times a week. But, food can get contaminated anywhere – so it’s important to always follow sound food safety practices – no matter who prepares the meal or where you eat it.
Graduation parties are an exciting time to celebrate by cooking all kinds of food and inviting friends and family during a warm summer day or evening. Don’t forget to include food safety as another gift that graduates will appreciate on their big day.
The growing popularity of unpasteurized dairy to create milk and cheese products in the U.S. has raised public health concerns. A 2017 CDC Report states that raw milk and cheese products account for 96% of foodborne illnesses.
Produce cannot safely be salvaged in flooded areas. Flood waters can be contaminated with oil, heavy metals, toxic chemicals, raw sewage, farm animal waste, agricultural run-off, pathogens, bacteria and other biohazards – and can create foodborne illness or food poisoning.
A farmer’s market is a great way to get locally-grown, fresh fruit, vegetables, and other foods. Unfortunately, several cases of foodborne illness have been connected with food from farmer’s markets. To prevent food illness, follow important food safety procedures.