The Kitchen

Use hot water and soap to clean the sink, counters, cutting boards, pans, knives, thermometer and other utensils and serving pieces. You might want to sanitize the countertop and your cutting boards. To do this use a diluted bleach solution of 1T unscented liquid bleach (not…

Handling Ingredients

Our Holiday meal favorites are foods made from scratch! Here are guidelines for the safe handling of a few of the ingredients that go into your holiday dishes. Foodborne illness can strike anyone. But If you are preparing foods for people who are at a higher…

Safe Holiday Meal Tips and Planning

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Talking Turkey

Get all of the information you need for a safe holiday feast! Download our fun and friendly Thanksgiving Infographic. (Below).  Be prepared! Before purchasing your turkey, make ample space in your refrigerator, moving shelves if necessary. Fresh or frozen? There is no quality difference between a…

Take-Out Sanity

Busy, busy, busy. Multi-tasking Americans have a love affair with take-out foods, heat and eat entrees and other meal items they can pick up at a restaurant or grocery store on their way home. Some foods are hot and some are cold when purchased….

Halloween food safety how-to

You didn’t invite them, but BAC and his germy friends, the 10 Least Wanted Pathogens, might show up at your Halloween bash whether you like it or not. Your best defense against a food fright? Learn how to recognize these invisible fiends and fight them…

Have a winning tailgate

As you head out to tailgate before the big game, remember food safety is key to defeat BAC! (foodborne bacteria). The Play by Play Keep cold perishable foods in an insulated cooler with several inches of ice, frozen gel packs, or another cold source. …

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Food Safety on the Move

Food Safety on the Move Flyer  If you’re on the move with food, remember these food safety tips: Bring soap to wash hands. Always wash hands before and after handling food. Soap and water is best – hand sanitizer will do if running water isn’t…

Grill Master

A true “Grill Master” always knows to clean, separate, cook and chill to ensure a pleasant cookout for all. Download the flyer you need to be a Grill Master Get the Grill Master Poster  Wash your hands with warm water and soap for at…