The Partnership for Food Safety Education has introduced a Safe Recipe Style Guide intended to dramatically improve consumers’ safe food handling behaviors at home. The Style Guide provides specific, concise recipe text to address four major kitchen practices: cooking to safe temperatures, hand washing, preventing cross contamination, and safe handling of fresh produce. The Style […]
Food safety and food waste are both major concerns. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there are about 48 million cases of foodborne illness annually – the equivalent of sickening 1 in 6 Americans each year. And each year these illnesses result in an estimated 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths. Food […]
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a nationwide foodborne illness outbreak investigation tied to cut melons. As of April 12, 2019, 93 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Carrau have been reported from nine states: Alabama 1, Illinois 5, Indiana 18, Kentucky 16, Michigan 19, Minnesota 3, Missouri […]
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