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Super Sunday Food Safety


Posted: 02/01/2019
Don't invite bacteria to your Super Sunday party!  Whether you are preparing your favorite Super Bowl dishes or going out, know the how to keep bacteria from scoring a touchdown!  Ensure your hot food stays hot and cold food stays cold so bacteria don't have time to grow to unsafe levels. Please visit the link....

Boost Your Immune System This Cold & Flu Season!


Posted: 01/21/2019
Certain foods like garlic and chicken soup contain vitamins and minerals that can help boost the immune system. In addition, consider taking supplements like Vitamin D, Zinc and Probiotics. Keep in mind proper handwashing is critical to stop the spread of viruses.  Please visit link below to read about the different foods and supplements to help fight the....

Its National Fig Newton Day!


Posted: 01/16/2019
Did you know Fig Newtons are the 3rd most popular cookie in the U.S A.?  The cookies also contain fiber, calcium and iron.  Please Celebrate the day by enjoying this low calorie and low fat sweet treat!  To read about the history of this famous cookie, please visit the link below. Fig Newton History ....

Holiday Meal Safety!


Posted: 12/19/2018
Have you ever had nausea, vomited or diarrhea after eating but sluffed it off as a 24 hr bug? Chances are you had a mild case of food poisoning. Prevent food poisoning this holiday season following safety steps by clicking the link below.  Holiday Food Safety ....

Say No To Raw Dough!


Posted: 12/10/2018
It's that time of year our houses are filled with the delicious aromas of holiday baking. The CDC warns eating raw dough can cause foodborne illness especially for children. Please visit the link below for safety practices all families need to know. Baking Food Safety   #HRFoodSafe #KeepItSafe #CDC #stopfoodborneillness ....

Holiday Dinner Leftovers Safety Tips


Posted: 11/15/2018
The holiday season is upon us which means big feasts and quality time with loved ones. Who doesn't love leftovers? Be sure you keep it safe this holiday season by following the leftover safety tips below! 1) Refrigerate leftovers within two hours to prevent bacteria from growing on the food 2) Store leftovers in shallow pans (4" or less)....

Today is National Mushroom Day!


Posted: 10/15/2018
Mushrooms contain a variety of health benefits and add a hearty flavor to recipes. Please visit the link below to learn about all the health benefits and delicious mushroom recipes. Be sure to purchase all mushrooms from an approved, reputable supplier!    Mushroom Facts & Recipes       ....

Protect Food and Water During Hurricanes and Other Storms!


Posted: 10/09/2018
Natural Disasters can cause complete devastation to your business and home. Floods and power outages can cut off water supplies and quickly contaminate food. Protect yourself and others from foodborne illness by following steps to help preserve food and water before, during and after storms. Please click the link below to read all the safety steps. Food Safety Tips ....

Grocery Store Shopping SafetyTips!


Posted: 09/24/2018
People tend to get in and out of the grocery store as quickly as possible but this could pose safety risks like cross contamination and food spoilage. Follow these tips to ensure food safety for you and your family! * Clean your shopping cart. Wipe down the child seat, as well as the cart handle, with a disinfecting wipe. *Use....

Home Canning Safety Tips!


Posted: 09/19/2018
Harvest time is here and for many that means canning season.  If canning isn't done properly, your canned harvest could cause Botulism. Botulism is a rare but serious illness caused by a toxin that attacks the body’s nerves.  Please visit the link below for safety tips you cant miss to keep you and your family....
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