Do you know the 4 steps to food safety? It’s important to know what clean, separate, cook, and chill mean to help protect you & your loved ones from foodborne illness year round! Head over to FoodSafety.gov to check out tips for each step!
Affected by heavy rains or flooding? Stay safe out there! During a power outage remember to keep the refrigerator & freezer doors closed as much as possible. A refrigerator will keep food cold for about 4 hours if the door is kept closed. A full freezer will hold its temperature for about 48 hours. More food safety for severe weather info here: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
Are you ready for summer food safety? Remember to use your food thermometer this summer to check the internal temperature when cooking your meat and poultry. Learn all about food thermometers to keep you & your family food safe here: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
¿Estamos todos listos para manipular los alimentos con seguridad este verano? Recuerde utilizar su termómetro de alimentos para verificar la temperatura interna al cocinar las carnes y las aves. Aprenda todo sobre los termómetros de alimentos y como mantener la seguridad de los alimentos para usted y su familia aquí: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
Happy Monday! Are you ready for summer?! The USDA’s Meat & Poultry Hotline is answering your favorite summer food safety questions. Your how-to summer grilling guide is just a click away: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
Happy Father’s Day! If you’re grilling out for dad today, remember to grill like a pro! Use our PRO method to keep you and your loved ones safe during Father’s Day celebrations. Details on how to grill like a pro below!
Grilling for Father’s Day weekend? Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. Learn more to prevent food poisoning this father’s day! go.usa.gov/xNVP3
Grocery shopping for Father's Day weekend? It’s important to keep raw meats separate from ready to eat foods & produce! Remember to wrap your raw meats in a plastic bag before placing them into your cart.
Prepping for Father’s Day? Don’t buy meats too early! Some items, like fresh chicken, should only be kept for 1-2 days after purchase. Take a look at this cold storage chart to keep dad & the rest of the family safe this weekend!