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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But is it the safest? Though the holidays will be celebrated a little differently this year, decorating, cooking, and gift giving will likely continue. It provides us with comfort and something to look forward to. Though these holiday rituals may not seem risky or dangerous, they do… Read More »
As our children grow up and leave for college or employment they are taking steps to becoming independent including how to grocery shop, eat healthy, and keep food safe. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provides information specifically for young adults regarding food safety. Food safety tips sheets provide bite-sized information in both English and… Read More »
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Summer weather is a time for gathering of friends and family on picnics and cookouts. It is also a time when foodborne illnesses can increase. But with a few safety tips much of this can be avoided. Planning to barbecue? First of all, check to make sure your grill is safe to use. The National… Read More »
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“Best if Used By” is a type of date you might find on a meat, poultry, or egg product label. Are dates required on these food products? Does it mean the product will be unsafe to use after that date?Food-related illness can be quite serious, even life threatening, particularly for an older person. Understanding product… Read More »
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) offers consumers information on food and flavors. The FDA monitors food products to ensure that what is written on the package is not misleading or inaccurate and it can, when necessary, take action against the food company. Domestically, warning letters can be followed by enforcement actions such as… Read More »
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