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03/25/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
Do you prepare baby food fresh daily? Know how long you should store your baby’s food to avoid waste. It’s also important to know to keep your baby safe from foodborne illness! Learn more tips on baby food storage over at [ FoodSafety.gov Link ]
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03/24/2017 at 14:03. Facebook
The 1st night of the “Sweet 16” games were awesome! Don’t forget about the “Not so Sweet 16” during March Madness. These are the 16 most common foodborne pathogens. Check them out along with their food source to stay informed!
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03/23/2017 at 14:33. Facebook
BONE-Appétit, It’s National Puppy Day! Before cooking, remember to wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap & warm water after touching your pup.

A day in the park? Bring moist towelettes or hand sanitizer to use before grabbing a bite to eat with your pup.
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03/23/2017 at 14:15. Facebook
7 personas más enfermas en el brote de E.coli vinculado a la mantequilla de soja SoyNut Butter de la marca I.M. Healthy que se ha retirado del mercado. COMPARTA este mensaje con su familia y amigos que tienen hijos con alergias a nueces y pídales que no coman ni sirvan los productos retirados del mercado. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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03/23/2017 at 12:52. Facebook
7 more sick people reported in ongoing E. coli outbreak linked to recalled I.M. Healthy brand SoyNut Butter. Please SHARE this post with family and friends who have kids with nut allergies. Urge them not to eat or serve the recalled products. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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03/22/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
This week is National Agriculture Week! Did you know 911 million acres of land in the U.S. are dedicated to farm land? That’s a lot of farmers! Thank one today for all the hard work they do to keep our food system going strong.
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03/21/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
Spring (cleaning) is in the air! Use this guide to declutter your fridge - reduce food spoilage & risk of foodborne illness this spring! Happy Spring!
It’s finally Spring! Warmer temperatures mean more outdoor activities. Stay clear of foodborne bacteria this season with these simple food safety tips: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]

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What came first, the chicken or the egg?

It's National Poultry Day! Cooking a whole chicken or turkey can be tricky. Here are some tips on cooking safely! [ Youtube.com Link ]

How to Cook a Whole Chicken or Turkey

15 Sec -The only way to know food has been cooked to a safe internal temperature is to use a food thermometer. For more information visit: http://www.fsis.us...

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Yummy St. Patrick’s Day leftovers? Keep the good luck going by avoiding foodborne illness! Remember to reheat to leftovers to 165˚F for safety.
¿Estará usted cocinando la tradicional cecina de res (“corned beef”) hoy para celebrar el #DíadeSanPatricio? Pues la suerte está de su lado… aquí le compartimos información importante…no importa el método que usted utilice para cocinar esta carne, asegúrese que la cecina de res alcance una temperatura interna mínima segura de 145˚F (62.8˚C), antes de remover de la fuente de calor, medida por...
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Cooking the traditional corned beef to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? You just got lucky with what you are about to read…whatever method you use to cook it, make sure that the corned beef reaches a safe minimum internal temperature of 145°F before removing from heat source measured by a food thermometer.
Packing soup for lunch? Use an insulated container to keep it hot until lunch time. Remember to fill the container with boiling water first, let stand for a few minutes, empty & then put in the piping hot food!
Norovirus is a dreaded stomach bug that causes many people to become ill with vomiting and diarrhea each year. Learn how to protect yourself and others by washing your hands often and following simple tips to stay healthy. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Rough week? Treat yourself by going out for lunch or ordering take-out for dinner. Make sure you know these four simple tips to prevent & protect yourself from food poisoning while dining out! #HumpDayFoodSafety
It’s National Pi Day! Don’t get too irrational today, remember to wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap & warm water before digging into your delicious pies! #FoodSafety
⚠ Winter advisories in your area? Be safe out there! Remember to follow these tips to keep your family & food safe before & during a winter storm. #Blizzard2017 #StormStella
March is National Nutrition Month! Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet, but it’s important to handle them safely to avoid getting sick from germs. go.usa.gov/xXx8n

Fruit and Vegetable Safety

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Don’t let cross contamination take over your fridge! Place raw meat, poultry, and seafood in containers or sealed plastic bags to prevent their juices from dripping onto other foods. Raw juices often contain harmful bacteria!