Food safety begins with hand washing even in outdoor settings. And it can be as simple as using a water jug, some soap, and paper towels.
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert to remind consumers to ensure that frozen but raw meat and poultry products are fully cooked before they are consumed.
The Food and Drug Administration is advising that some soft cheeses made with raw milk present a health risk, especially to high risk groups, such as pregnant women, newborns, older adults, and people with weakened immune systems.
The Food and Drug Administration proposed a regulation to further improve the safety of shell eggs on the farm. When implemented, the production changes defined by the regulation will significantly reduce the number of illness caused by eggs contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis (SE).
Cases of other less common bacterial and parasitic foodborne diseases have also decreased since surveillance began in 1996. We must remain vigilant and continue our work to make food supply safe.
surveys show that consumers are more aware these days of food safety issues. USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is pursuing a broad strategy to improve the safety of meat and poultry products and to better protect the public health.
Trans fats, or hydrogenated vegetable oils, have come under fire recently for silently contributing to heart disease. It is a fat infused into many processed and packaged foods to preserve shelf life.
There are no easy ways to fix junk food habits and make them into healthy habits, but here are 7 quick strategies that you can easily put into place to start into motion your new lifestyle without junk food.
Obesity accounts for 300,000 deaths in the U.S. alone.
Research into junk food and fast food restaurants have found that there is a direct relationship between the number of fast food restaurants located within your local area and obesity rates.
People commonly believe that without a bowl of cooked food on a chilly winter day they would not be able to stay warm. I know many persons who quit the raw food lifestyle because they were afraid that they would become too cold during the winter.
In the event power outages or floods occur from hurricanes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the most significant food safety challenge consumers will face will be keeping refrigerated foods at or below 40 degrees F and frozen food at or below 0 F.\n\n