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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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    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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    Keeping Convenience Foods Safe

    Convenience foods, such as canned vegetables, frozen meals and items from the deli bar, offer a quick and easy way to help put together a meal when time is short. View Article

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    How to Determine if Cheese Is Safe

    Cheese. It's creamy. It's decadent. And sometimes it's stinky. But when it comes to your favorite cheese, an overpowering scent isn't always a bad thing. In fact, many cheeses are decidedly strong smelling, yet perfectly fine to eat. View Article

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    Expert Advice on Produce Safety

    Vegetables and fruits are popping up on more plates as the popularity of plant-based eating trends upward. As you enjoy produce, make sure it's safe to eat. Foodborne illness associated with produce is mostly preventable. 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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    The Danger Zone

    Whether you’re storing foods for later or serving them immediately, you must keep your foods at a safe temperature and out of the "danger zone". View Article

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    Older Adults and Food Poisoning

    The number of seniors living in America is expected to double to an estimated 73 million by 2030, and a greater number of these older Americans may choose to stay in their own homes as they age, rather than long-term care facilities. For older adults who continue to live at home and prepare a majority of their own meals and snacks, it is important to keep food safety in mind and ask for assistance when needed. View Article

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    Flu vs. Food Poisoning

    Food poisoning causes an estimated 48 million illnesses and 3,000 deaths each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sometimes, it's not always easy to tell the difference between food poisoning and influenza, especially since both show similar symptoms. 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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