Thanksgiving By The Numbers

While the guest list and the amount of food needed for this year’s Thanksgiving may both be smaller, some numbers for this holiday do not change! Write these down for quick reference 325…  That is the temperature to roast your turkey in the oven 165…  The minimum temperature the meat should reach at the thickest part of the breast or […]

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USDA Food Safety Study

USDA is in the middle of a five-year study collecting information on how the public handles food.  The results of the study will be used to teach the public better techniques for handling, cooking, and serving food as well as cross-contamination. FSIS Food Safety Director, Chris Bernstein, says they are learning what the public does and does not understand about […]

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Food Shopping Recommendations Amid COVID-19

Food Safety and shopping for food are important concerns during this pandemic.  Many people have questions about how to shop safely.  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to reassure consumers that there is currently no evidence of human or animal food or food packaging being associated with the transmission of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.  It is not passed […]

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