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Safe Foods for Picnics
What are some foods that are safe to bring on a picnic? We won’t be cooking anything at the site.
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Deciphering "Sell By" Dates
I'm very confused by the dates on food packages at the grocery store. I was reading the "sell by" dates on an egg carton, milk carton, and yogurt container in my refrigerator. All the dates have passed. What do these dates mean? Do I need to toss the foods?
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Tips for a Holiday Buffet
I'm planning to have guests to my house for a holiday buffet. I know that I need to be careful about safe food handling. Do you have any tips for me?
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Turkey Pop-up Thermometers
I bought a turkey with a pop-up thermometer. Do I still need to use a regular thermometer?
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June is National Dairy Month
Be sure to keep your milk and dairy products safe to eat.
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Prepackaged Fruits and Veggies
My kids only eat prepackaged fruits and veggies for snacks. Do these snacks need to be washed before my kids eat them?
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Stop Germs in Their Tracks With Proper Hand Washing
When the weather cools, people stay indoors more often. The number of colds and flulike symptoms begin to increase at this time of year. Did you know that proper hand washing is the single most important way to help prevent the spread of illness?
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Food Safety in Your Fridge
I was cleaning my refrigerator and I noticed some food that has been in there for a while. How long can I keep ground beef, eggs, and leftovers? What about mayonnaise?
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Have a Healthy Holiday!
Spending time with family and friends and enjoying special food is part of most holiday celebrations. However, you may leave the gathering thinking you ate too much. If you are planning any holiday gatherings, try these tips to keep your holidays festive and also focused on good health.
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Spring Clean Your Way to a Safer Kitchen
As the green grass begins to pop up outdoors, we often feel energized to do some projects. After a long winter, tackling a "spring cleaning" of our refrigerators and kitchen cupboards might be a good place to start.
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