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Check your freezer: Recall of frozen berries

Kroger has announced a recall of Private Selection brand frozen berries; the fruit may be contaminated with Hepatitis A. Laboratory tests conducted as part of an ongoing special project revealed the contamination, although no illness have yet been traced to the recall.  The recalled products contain blackberries, the only fruit linked to the recall at […]

Safe Recipe Style Guide

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 […]

Cutting Food Waste While Maintaining Food Safety

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 […]

 

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