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"Use by" Dates with Proper Storage
I noticed that lots of food packages say "use by" and "best if used by" and then list a date. Will I get sick if I eat the food after the date?
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5 Ways to Reduce Food Waste
During the spring, many people take steps to clean their closets, garages and kitchens. Have you ever had to throw out food that has become moldy in your fridge? Have any of your packaged foods lost their appealing taste or color because they were "lost" in the back of a cupboard? Have you bought a large package of food because it had a lower "unit price" and you or your family became tired of the food?
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Food Stand Safety - Adult Module
Keep Food Safe at Food Stands: An Interactive Module for Adults
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Kids Keeping Food Stands Safe
An Interactive Module for Temporary Youth Food Stand Workers
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Do Not Partially Cook Meats for Later
Food Wi$e Tip of the Month
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How Long Can I Store Dairy Foods?
I heard that June is “Dairy Month.” I am confused about how long I can store dairy foods. Please help me decode the dates.
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Take the Summer Food Safety Quiz
Try these questions to see what you know about summer food safety.
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Serving Food Safely at Your Holiday Party
I am having a holiday gathering. How long can I leave food such as a meat and cheese tray on the table?
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Enjoy Holiday Tastes Without the Waste!
Holidays often are a time to enjoy delicious food, but sometimes we have leftovers after holiday gatherings. About 1 of every 3 pounds of food is wasted in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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Cook it Fast in a Microwave Oven
Many households have a microwave oven. These small appliances are energy-efficient, take up little space in your kitchen and speed up food preparation. However, food safety experts have found that not everyone follows safe food-handling rules when using the microwave.
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