A discussion on how to clean various foods before they are consumed or cooked.
Food is fuel for the body as well as acting as a comfort or enjoyable pastime for many. However, any food-lover should also know basic food safety guidelines such as properly storing and refrigerating leftovers, interactions with medications, the risks of food poisoning and more.
Although you may be eating a gluten free diet to manage your celiac disease, are you sure there are no hidden sources of gluten lurking around your home kitchen? Hidden gluten is a trap for people with celiac disease, but there are some practical tips to deal with it easily.
Keeping your kitchen properly sanitized is imperative if you want you and your family to remain healthy. Food-borne illnesses and contaminated food can cause serious health complications, but there are several measures you can take to ensure that your kitchen remains germ-free.
Eating spoiled meat is a common cause of food poisoning. The bacteria present in meat can cause serious illness if the meat is not handled properly. Here are guidelines on how to handle meat safely and how long it is safe to store meat.
E. coli infections are fairly common in the hot summer months. This Food Safety article will explain what E. coli is, the symptoms of E. coli, tips on how to prevent food poisoning, and more.
A new and unusual diet trend has made its way into the spotlight. Many celebrities have admitted to trying this risky diet. The new diet trend is the raw meat diet. People believe consuming raw meat is actually beneficial to promoting health.
How can you protect yourself from the salmonella bacteria in raw eggs? Cook them! If you cook your eggs you are more likely to enjoy them then to get sick from them. Raw eggs can really make you sick, but if they are eaten correctly should be a great food source.
You may think you know the main foods that can carry the salmonella bacteria, but there may be some that don’t come to mind. This article may help enlighten you on the top 5 foods with salmonella and how you can protect yourself against salmonella poisoning.
While many discussions about the safety of plastic water bottles point to the fact that they are, indeed, safe (except for the environment), repetitive re-use of plastic water bottles are known to cause harmful effects to humans. Here we discuss whether plastic water bottles really are safe.
The proposed Food Safety Modernization Act has caused viral internet hysteria. Fearing the law will mean the end of local farmer’s markets, many organic growers are worried. But the law’s intent has been blown way out of proportion. Get the straight facts on the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Maintaining safe food temperatures is vital to avoid contamination and creating an unsafe environment, allowing uncontrolled bacterial growth. Food safety temperatures are easy to remember once you have a basic understanding, although you should always keep the “danger zone” in mind.
Food safety with microwave cooking is important to make sure that your family does not experience food borne illnesses. You can enjoy microwave cooking by learning how to adjust food temperature, covering your food properly, and learning the best size for your food items.
The length of time to cook meat for will vary depending on the type of meat, process of cooking and whether the meat was frozen. A better guage of the doneness of meat is to check for the internal temperature.
Do you have some opened alcohol bottles that you’re concerned may not be as good as they use to be? Many types of alcohol ages badly, however some don’t age and some even age for the better. Keep reading to find out which alcohol stays the best when opened.
There are several ways to thaw meat, but do you know which one is the safest? What about refreezing raw meat? Here we will cover guidelines for thawing meat as well as refreezing raw meat.