Food Safety in U.S. Prisons: The Big Issues and How You Can Help

Food Safety in U.S. Prisons: The Big Issues and How You Can Help Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email It’s a segment of the population we don’t often think about when it comes to keeping food safe: Our prison system in the United States. Yet problems abound and they […]

Food Left Out Overnight is Full of Bacteria (and Potentially Deadly!)

Food Left Out Overnight Full of Bacteria and Potentially Deadly – Don’t eat it! Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Ah … the joys of summer! Along with the beautiful, warm, sunny weather we’ve all been waiting for comes a habit many people fall prey to that’s a BIG […]

Keep Your Home and Food Safe: How to Clean, Sanitize, & Disinfect

Keep Your Home and Food Safe: How to Clean, Sanitize, & Disinfect Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email When it comes to food safety, knowing how to clean, sanitize, and disinfect dishes, utensils, surfaces, and other items that come in contact with your food is VERY important. Cleaning, sanitizing, […]

How to Protect Yourself Against Norovirus So You Don’t Get Sick

How to Protect Yourself Against Norovirus So You Don’t Get Sick Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Noroviruses, a group of viruses that cause inflammation of the stomach and large intestine, are the leading cause of gastroenteritis (stomach flu) and foodborne disease outbreaks in the U.S. The Centers for […]

Hair Nets: Do They Really Help Protect Your Food from Harmful Pathogens?

Hair Nets: Do They Really Help Protect Your Food from Harmful Pathogens? Hair in our food … is not very appetizing! It’s something we’ve all been conditioned to get squirmy about. To help prevent that dreaded occurrence from happening, hair nets have become a common food safety tool. And we’re betting that, when you see […]

Foodborne Illness 101: How Does Bacteria Get in the Food We Eat?

Foodborne Illness 101: How Does Bacteria Get in the Food We Eat? Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email When it comes to food poisoning caused by harmful bacteria lurking in food, we all know about the awful symptoms like vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea that can come with it. But […]

How to Avoid Cross-Contamination to Keep Your Food Safe

How to Avoid Cross Contamination to Keep Your Food Safe Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Some things in life go great together—like cookies and milk or waffles and fried chicken! But other things—like raw meat and cooked foods—absolutely do not! That’s why one of our favorite sayings at […]

Do You Have Our Top 5 Kitchen Tools?

Do You Have Our Top 5 Kitchen Tools? They help keep your food safe + make great gifts, too! Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email One of the most important places to prevent food poisoning and its awful perils is your kitchen. So, your friends at Stop Foodborne Illness […]