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Fill Your Picnic Basket with Food Safety to Avoid getting Sick this Memorial Day

May 22, 2019 by

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Memorial Day kicks off the official start of summer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to remind you to prevent foodborne illness before you light up that grill and pack up the cooler. Hot and humid weather combined with outdoor activities, provide the perfect environment for harmful bacteria to multiply on food and make people […]

Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Turkey

November 20, 2018 by

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Investigation Notice: Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections linked to Raw Turkey Products CDC and its partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella infections linked to raw turkey products(https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/reading-07-18/index.html). This outbreak is a reminder that raw turkey products can have germs that spread around food preparation areas and can make you sick. Food handling […]

What happens to unsold holiday candy (and how long can you eat it)?

December 18, 2012 by

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By Kirsten Henri, TODAY contributor There’s that day in January when you go to the store and see no more festive candy canes, holiday-themed Hershey’s Kisses or red-and-green colored M&Ms; the holiday-themed Whitman’s Samplers, the chocolate Santas bundled in colorful foil wrappers, those chocolate “oranges” — all gone without a trace. They may be overflowing […]

Recall after holiday is just not right

January 5, 2012 by

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My theory about holiday recalls occurring after a major holiday has proven true once again. The recall hit home when a lovely wrapped bottle of Martinelli’s  Sparkling Cider appeared on my doorstep prior to New Year’s. It was from a realtor friend of mine. Now what made her think of this, I don’t know but […]

Gingerbread House recall

December 25, 2010 by

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Christmas is a time for family not Gingerbread house recalls. This recall goes back to November 1 at a random multi-state supplier of bakery goods in America’s heartland. This really stinks because as sure as my name is FoodSafeGuru, the grinch will have someone bite a piece of the tainted Gingerbread House and get real […]

Thanksgiving food safety tips

November 24, 2008 by

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In a hurry? Want to have a food safe Thanksgiving? Look at this article on the website http://www.usfoodsafety.com/01ac0003.asp. If you have your own food safety suggestions for making the holiday safer, let us know. You can sign up food recalls and alerts this holiday season, by going to http://www.USFoodSafety.com and signing up on the banner. […]