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    Desktop Dining

    Do you eat at your desk? Be sure to follow these food safety tips to prevent getting a foodborne illness at the office! View Article

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    Food Safety at the Office

    Nearly three out of five Americans who work in offices where food is left out to share indulge in these social snacks at least once a week. Follow these food safety tips to stay healthy. View Article

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    Is Raw Seafood Safe To Eat?

    People have been eating raw seafood from the beginning of time. But does that mean we should be doing so now? Get expert advice on consuming raw seafood. View Article

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    Are Sprouts Safe to Eat?

    Eating sprouts can help promote good health. Unfortunately, they can also trigger food poisoning when consumed raw or even lightly cooked. This is because bacteria can thrive in a warm, humid environment and sprouts are grown in these conditions. View Article

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    Keeping Your Seafood Safe

    Consumers are more concerned about ensuring the seafood they buy and eat is safe. Learn safety tips on buying, storing and preparing frozen and fresh seafood. View Article

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    Keep Herbs Fresh and Safe

    Whether it’s rosemary, basil, tarragon or cilantro, fresh and dried herbs are one of the quickest, easiest ways to punch up the flavor of foods. Do you know how to store them for optimal safety and taste? View Article

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    Keeping Your Meat Safe

    More and more Americans are becoming concerned about ensuring the food they eat is safe. You can take an active role in safeguarding your food by practicing proper food-handling procedures. View Article

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    Tips for Fresh Sausage

    Sausage, hamburgers, ribs and other types of meat are crowd pleasers well beyond grilling season. And, the food safety concerns that apply to them in the summer remain in effect throughout the year. View Article

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    The Realities of Raw Milk

    If you're trying to eat more natural and less processed foods, raw milk may seem like a smart choice. However, that is absolutely not true. While you may have heard that raw milk can prevent illnesses such as asthma, allergies, cancer and heart disease, it actually won't do anything to improve your health, and it could make you seriously sick. View Article

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    National Food Safety Education Month

    September is a time when many families are gearing up to go back to school. Coincidentally, it’s also National Food Safety Education Month – a perfect time to refresh our food safety knowledge and remind busy families of some important tips to fight foodborne illness in the school year ahead. View Article

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    How to Get the Most Flavor and Nutrients

    Did you know that how you store, prepare and cook foods may affect their flavor and nutrition, as well as safety? With just a few tips on food preparation and cooking techniques, you can maximize the nutrient quality and flavors of your favorite foods. View Article

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    How to Safely Navigate the Farmers Market

    Shopping at the farmers market not only offers some of the freshest fruits, vegetables and other foods you can find, it also offers the opportunity to buy locally, support small farms and businesses in your area and connect with your community. As you explore farmers markets in your area, be mindful of food safety. View Article

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    5 Tips for Dining Out Safely

    Dining out can be a fun change of pace, but a nice restaurant meal can be ruined by food poisoning. Restaurants in the United States must operate under strict public health regulations, but it is still important to be cautious when it comes to eating in a restaurant. View Article

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    Diabetes and Food Poisoning

    While food safety practices can effect anyone, people with diabetes may be at greater risk of food poisoning. To reduce your risk of foodborne illness, practice food safety from start to finish. View Article

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    Safe Food Processing

    From farm to fork, food safety is a top priority and many traditional food processing methods help minimize food safety risks. View Article

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    Cooking with Only a Microwave

    College offers new experiences, and for some students this includes living in a dorm and preparing their own food. However, these opportunities may come with unique challenges, such as relying upon a microwave alone to cook meals. View Article

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    Microwave Cooking with Kids

    A frequent rule of thumb is that a child can use a microwave when he or she is old enough to read and understand food preparation instructions and the microwave oven keypad. Set rules and teach children guidelines for safe microwave use to prevent accidents. View Article

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    Clean Grilling

    While summer is a perfect time to get outside and put your grill to use, it’s also crucial to keep some food safety tips in mind to help prevent the spread of germs that may make you, your family and guests sick this season. View Article

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    Grilling with Flavor

    If you've experimented with rubs and marinades, and want to add even more depth to your grilling, it's time for the next frontier: wood chips. If you've never used wood chips before, they can seem intimidating. This foolproof guide makes it a cinch. View Article

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    Hiking and Camping with Food Safety in Mind

    It's finally summer – a time to explore the great outdoors. Camping and hiking can be the perfect escape to enjoy the beauty nature has to offer. But whether you set out for a few hours or a few days, keep important food safety principles in mind. You don't want to bring food poisoning home as a souvenir. View Article

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    Tailgating

    Sports fans are gearing up across the country to tackle tailgating. This season, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers tips to defend your pre- and post-game gatherings from the most challenging opponent — food poisoning. View Article