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  • Keep Your Family's Food Safe

    Check out these steps you should always take to make sure you're keeping your family's food safe.More >>
  • How Temperatures Affect Food

    Bacteria grow most rapidly in the range of temperatures between 40° and 140°F, doubling in number in as little as 20 minutes. Find out what you need to know to keep your family's food safe. More >>
  • Cooking Safely in the Microwave Oven

    Microwave ovens can play an important role at mealtime, but special care must be taken when cooking or reheating meat, poultry, fish, and eggs to make sure they are prepared safely. More >>
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  • Foodborne Illness

    What is foodborne illness and how does bacteria get in food?  Learn the basics and follow these simple steps to keep you and your loved ones safe.More >>
  • Preventing Foodborne Illnesses

    When handling foods, it is important to be smart and keep foods apart. By following these simple steps, you can prevent cross-contamination and reduce the risk of foodborne illness.More >>
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  • Meat and Poultry

    I’ve just opened a package of fresh chicken and the skin looks blue. Is it safe to use?  My package of ground beef is dark in the center. Is this old meat?  Check out our FAQs to find out everything you need to know about the color of meat and poultry.More >>
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    The Color of Meat

    There are many different factors which can contribute to meat's color.More >>
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    The Color of Poultry

    What can you learn from the color of your poultry?More >>
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