The serious and long-term effects of foodborne illness
Published on May 15, 2023
Learn more about some lesser-known side effects of foodborne illnesses.
Know the steps to follow if you develop a foodborne illness
Published on May 10, 2023
Foodborne diseases are illnesses contracted from eating contaminated food or beverages. If you develop a foodborne illness, follow these important steps.
Foodborne illness? Know when and how to report it
Published on March 30, 2023
Reporting a foodborne illness is important, no matter how severe the symptoms are, and it can possibly save the life of others.
Enjoy your holiday buffet safely
Published on December 16, 2022
Tips for safely sharing holiday foods with family and friends.
Containing food safety with the right containers: Part 1
Published on November 18, 2022
Glass jars are great to store food, if used properly.
Canning in winter can be a blast
Published on December 1, 2021
The slower pace of the winter season might be just what is needed to do a new canning project, especially when fresh ingredients are not always required.
What are our responsibilities regarding food allergies?
Published on October 7, 2021
Knowing what food allergies are -- as well as the responsibility of manufacturers, retailers and individuals -- can help prevent a potentially fatal consequence.
September is food safety month
Published on September 15, 2021
Food Safety Month isn’t just about keeping food safe in restaurants; it should also be practiced at home.
Cooking for Crowds is available as an online course
Published on May 17, 2021
This virtual program is designed to educate volunteers who prepare food for their organization or the public as part of fundraisers or events.
Understanding food recalls
Published on January 6, 2021
Understand food recalls to know how to identify a potentially contaminated food.
Foodborne illness in children and what you can do to prevent it
Published on December 3, 2020
Young children are a high-risk group, yet few childcare providers receive training in safe food handling. Learn about measures you can take as a childcare provider to protect those in your care.
Quick and easy meals in the slow cooker
Published on December 2, 2020
Using a slow cooker can meal preparation simple.
What a food-safe recipe looks like
Published on October 1, 2020
Inserting food-safe steps into a recipe can increase the likelihood that individuals follow critical steps like washing hands and taking food temperatures.
How old are your home-canned foods?
Published on August 4, 2020
Is it time to clean out the home-canned foods in the basement or pantry?
Tips to keep summer produce safe
Published on July 14, 2020
Enjoying summer fruits and vegetables while keeping basic food safety tips in mind.
Does all food need a label?
Published on July 7, 2020
Learn why food labels are required on food and what to look for if you are buying local.
Keeping your kitchen safe
Published on May 6, 2020
Learn how to safely clean and sanitize your kitchen.
Does washing foods make them safer?
Published on April 20, 2020
Follow these recommendations for safely handling certain types of foods.
Will this refrigerated food make me sick?
Published on April 16, 2020
How to determine if refrigerated food is still safe to eat.
Is this food still good?
Published on April 3, 2020
How to determine if food in your pantry is still safe.