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National Hot and Spicy Food Day!
Posted: 08/19/2019 Four facts about spicy foods:
People who love spicy food are called pyro-gourmaniacs.
Christopher Columbus discovered chili peppers when he discovered the Americas in 1493.
Garlic, chilies, onions, allspice, and oregano have all been proven to kill bacteria making food safer to consume.
The best way to ease the burn of flaming hot peppers is with cold milk....
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....
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....
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
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
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
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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)....
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
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.