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Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Turkey

November 20, 2018 by


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( 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 […]

Chicken Chili Soup Recalled for Listeria

November 23, 2016 by


Hale and Hearty Soups, LLC, Brooklyn, New York, is recalling approximately 455 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken chili soup product that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes. The ready-to-eat chicken chili soup product was produced and packaged on Nov. 9, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Label (PDF Only)] 6.9-lb. bags containing “CHICKEN […]

Debunking Thanksgiving Myths

November 12, 2016 by


By: Marianne Gravely, Food Safety Education Staff, Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA When I started cooking Thanksgiving dinner, I was faced with many food safety myths. Whether you are a Thanksgiving cooking pro or newbie, here are some of the myths you might encounter, and the facts you need to know. Myth: Leave Food […]

Cook Your Turkey Like a P.R.O.

November 25, 2015 by


By: Kristina E. Beaugh, MPH, Food Safety Education Staff, Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA The countdown is over, and the big day is finally here.  It’s Thanksgiving Day, and the family is on the way, most likely with growling tummies.  You may have been preparing all month, but if not, no worries!  We’ve got […]

Food Safety Tips for Cooking Thanksgiving Turkeys

November 25, 2014 by


The Thanksgiving meal is the largest many cooks prepare each year. Getting it just right, especially the turkey, brings a fair amount of pressure whether or not a host is experienced with roasting one. The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations on how to […]

Butterball Turkey Shortage Shouldn’t Put a Damper on your Thanksgiving

November 18, 2013 by


Butterball has announced a bird shortage. Last week, Butterball informed supermarkets across the country of a shortage of its fresh turkeys that weigh in at 16 or more pounds. The company is cutting all orders by 50 percent to meet the demand as best it can, according to ABC News.  “We experienced a decline in […]

Butterball probes turkey abuse accusations

November 15, 2012 by


Herb Weisbaum, NBC News contributor It is not the kind of publicity a turkey company wants the week before Thanksgiving. An animal rights group claims to have documented “a pattern of shocking abuse and neglect” by workers at numerous Butterball turkey farms in North Carolina. Undercover video taken by Mercy for Animals, an activist organization […]