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Avoiding food allergy reactions

Millions of Americans and their families are affected by food allergies. These allergies occur when the body’s immune system reacts to certain foods’ proteins. These reactions can be mild (hives, lip swelling, etc.) or more severe (anaphylactic shock), leading to serious respiratory problems. Although promising treatment and prevention strategies are being developed for food allergies, they cannot […]

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Safe Food for a Healthy Tomorrow

World Food Safety Day, regardless of language, aims to encourage action worldwide to prevent, detect and manage foodborne diseases. According to the World Health Organization, 600 million people are affected by foodborne illnesses each year. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 420,000 people died from diseases such as salmonella or E.coliinfection in 2010. A third […]

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Declare your Independence from Foodborne Illness

Join the fight against foodborne disease this Fourth of July. As summer heats up, picnics become a breeding ground for bacteria. Families prepare, cook and eat outside food. These safety tips will keep you safe. Pledge Allegiance To Cleanliness Before and after handling food, wash your hands. Wash your hands with warm, running water. Turn off the […]

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Food Safety Education Month 2021

The past 18 months have seen many of us become home chefs, whether you’ve tried baking bread or followed a Tik Tok recipe, or even created some new dishes “Iron Chef”-style. We’re sharing tips and tricks for food safety education month (FSEM) in September. How to avoid food poisoning while cooking at home. Meet Food Safety […]

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Seasons change, but food safety steps should not

Many will be taking one last vacation before the summer ends. You’ll pack your bug spray, suntan lotion, and camping gear before the summer lots. Food safety basics are essential. Road Trip A cooler that can hold enough ice and freezer packs for perishables should be kept in your car if you plan to transport them. […]

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Avoid foodborne illness during temporary power outages

A Department of Energy analysis has shown that weather-related outages have increased by 67 percent in the past decade. Climate change and aging infrastructure impact our power grid and communities. Extreme weather can cause an increase in electricity consumption. Some power grids may experience blackouts, an unexpected loss of power that can last minutes, hours, […]

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This school year, get an A+ in Food Safety

It’s time to take a crash course on food safety for lunchboxes as the school year begins. This study guide will help you pack safe lunches. Clean – In a USDA study, 97% of test kitchen participants did not properly wash their hands. This hand washing cheatsheet can be used before, during, and after food preparation and […]

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Holiday tips for food gifts

This holiday season, why not send food as a gift? There are many options available for you to send food to others. These include mail-ordering, subscription meal kits, home-delivered groceries, and restaurant deliveries. These tips will help you spread holiday cheer, not germs, to your family and friends. Learn more about food delivery You can […]

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Warm up with a safe, slow-cooked meal

Slow-cooked comfort food is the perfect way to warm up this winter! It’s easy to prepare your favorite seasonal dishes by using a slow cooker or the slow cook feature of an electric pressure cooker. Once you have crafted the ingredients, you must put them in the oven and turn them on. You will have […]

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Food Safety Education Month 2022

September is National Food Safety Education Month. We are focusing this year on helping you avoid cross-contamination. What is cross-contamination? Cross-contamination is when harmful germs spread from one food to another. Cross-contamination can occur when food, cutting boards, or utensils aren’t properly cleaned and handled. Raw meat, poultry, eggs, and seafood can spread germs to […]

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What Sweet Taste in Mouth Is – and What it Is Not

A number of such two-sided contests may be arranged in a tournament producing a champion. Many sports leagues make an annual champion by arranging games in a regular sports season, followed in some cases by playoffs.

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Meal Planning In A Snap

What’s for dinner tonight? That is the perpetual question that I inevitably ask myself at least once or twice a week! Some days I’m lucky enough to have remembered to get out the crock pot in the morning and get it going during the “window of opportunity,”, other days I have a particular recipe I’ve been planning […]

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Our Favorite Pasta Recipe! Carrabbas

We have always been a BIG pasta family. In fact we eat it once to twice per week. We love our Carbs! Add some yummy bread sticks and we are in pasta heaven. My son’s favorite dish right now is classic spaghetti with marinara sauce. Give him a bowl and he will eat it all […]

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Sharing Happiness! Hersheys

I think that I am a very positive person. I can’t stand it when I am surrounded by negativity. It is something that I really don’t like. So I make a point to share happiness all around me wherever I can. I love it when you can make someone smile just by doing the littlest […]

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My Coca Cola Memory! FamilyClassics

Growing up in the country I have a lot of fond memories to reflect on. Sitting around in our backyard, feeling the cool breeze. Listening to the cows moo and the chickens cluck. I often remember my parents sitting outside with us. Lawn chairs lounging watching a lightning storm from the safety of the garage…what […]

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