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10 Tips for Safe Grilling This Season

The weather is getting nicer and it’s tempting us to head outside and start grilling! Grilling can be a fun family event, but if proper precautions are not taken, it can lead to serious injuries. Make sure you follow these basic tips for safe grilling this season!1.    Fire: Fire can be extremely destructive! Always have -->

Thanksgiving Day Cooking Safety Tips

As Thanksgiving Day gets closer and we start the cooking prep work for the big day, it is important to always practice safe cooking, especially with lots of people in the kitchen! Check out the below cooking safety tips for this Thanksgiving day: Teach children to stay out of the kitchen on a busy day -->

4 Summer Food Safety Tips

As the weather heats up we start to consume seasonal produce or hold backyard barbeques. It’s easy to forget that as the temperature rises, so does the chance that you will get sick from contaminated foods. Bacteria thrive in warmer weather and those who cook outside frequently are more susceptible to these illnesses. Follow these -->

150 Cases of Food Poisoning at Mother’s Day Event

Food poisoning traced to New York’s Putnam County Buddhist temple celebrating Mother’s Day struck at least 150 people last Sunday, including 20 visitors from New York’s Chinatown on a trip to Woodbury Common. Eric Gross, spokesman for the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services, said the incident started at a Buddhist Day Garden Party at -->

Prepare Against Foodborne Illnesses

Have you noticed the increased amount of reported foodborne illness outbreaks lately? The CDC estimates that 1 in 6 Americans are exposed to a foodborne illness each year. Symptoms from bacteria such as Campylobacter, Salmonella and E. Coli can last up to two days and include fever, diarrhea and abdominal craps. Severe complications may lead -->