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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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Keep Lunch Safe Without a Refrigerator
I'm trying to save money by bringing lunch from home more often, but we do not have a large refrigerator at work. I have to wait in a long line to use the microwave oven to reheat foods. Do you have any ideas?
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Test Your Turkey Knowledge
The holidays are just around the corner, and often turkey is the main course. How much do you know about turkey food safety and nutrition?
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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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Do Not Partially Cook Meats for Later
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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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