Back-to-school food safety tips

Students will soon be heading back to school, and many of them will be carrying lunches packed at home. Barbara Ingham, food science specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW-Madison has some tips to help ensure that your child’s home-packed lunches are always safe to eat.

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Tips for preparing your holiday turkey

The biggest holiday meal of the year is just around the corner. Thanksgiving brings families together from all across the state to share a meal that often centers on roast turkey and all the fixings. To help you prepare the holiday meal, University of Wisconsin-Extension food scientist Barbara Ingham offers some helpful hints.

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Keep summer healthy and food-safe

Warmer weather can set the stage for foodborne illness when foods are cooked or handled improperly, says University of Wisconsin-Extension food scientist Barbara Ingham. She has some suggestions to help ensure that your summer stays healthy and food-safe.

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Tips for food-safe grilling

Grilling season is in high gear as many people enjoy Wisconsin’s all-too-short summer by cooking meals outdoors. When you’re grilling out, keep in mind that foodborne illness peaks in the summer, says University of Wisconsin-Extension food science specialist Barbara Ingham. She offers these tips to help you keep the grilling season food-safe.

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