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National Health News, Newsroom Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

Feasting with family and friends is part of many holiday celebrations. Follow these simple tips from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to help prevent food poisoning, or foodborne illness, during the holidays.

11/26/19 at 4:06 pm     441      , ,     Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
National Health News, Newsroom Prevent Illness from C. perfringens During the Holidays

Prevent Illness from C. perfringens During the Holidays

Clostridium perfringens (C. perfringens) is one of the most common causes of food poisoning in the United States. CDC estimates C. perfringens causes nearly 1 million cases of foodborne illness each year in the United States.

11/20/18 at 4:13 pm     770      , ,     FoodSafety.gov
National Health News, Newsroom USDA Provides Food Safety Tips to Keep Foodborne Illness Out of the Classroom

USDA Provides Food Safety Tips to Keep Foodborne Illness Out of the Classroom

It’s the start of the new school year, which means new teachers, a bunch of homework assignments and the never-ending dilemma of what to include to make a healthy and safe school lunch.

8/16/18 at 1:20 pm     590      ,
National Health News, Newsroom One dead in E. coli outbreak; source of romaine still a mystery

One dead in E. coli outbreak; source of romaine still a mystery

One person has died in the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. There are now 121 confirmed cases across 25 states. Investigators continue to look for the source of the implicated romaine, as well as how it became contaminated. In the past week, public health officials confirmed 23 new cases and added three more […]

5/2/18 at 11:28 pm     993      , ,     Food Safety News
National Health News, Newsroom USDA Offers Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Winter Storms

USDA Offers Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Winter Storms

Winter storms can present the possibility of power outages and flooding that can compromise the safety of stored food. Residents in the path of these storms should pay close attention to the forecast. The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recommends that consumers take the following steps to reduce food waste […]

3/7/18 at 1:07 pm     1062      , ,     United States Department of Agriculture
National Health News, Newsroom Don’t be a Turkey, Practice Food Safety for Thanksgiving Meals

Don’t be a Turkey, Practice Food Safety for Thanksgiving Meals

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture more than 45 million turkeys are consumed on Thanksgiving Day. That’s more than 45 million opportunities for food poisoning, not even counting side dishes. Proper handling and cooking can prevent foodborne illness from spoiling a table of food, family, friends, and fun. Tips and tricks for a successful turkey day aren’t just for the […]

11/22/17 at 12:47 pm     1016      ,     Food Safety News
National Health News Chipotle Installing New Food Safety Protocols from the Ground Up

Chipotle Installing New Food Safety Protocols from the Ground Up

After being responsible within a six-month window for five outbreaks sickening at least 355 people with various pathogens and viruses — and also closing at least 62 of its restaurants — there’s plenty of interest in Chipotle Mexican Grill’s next move. The company has a lot on its plate right now as it works to win back the […]

12/16/15 at 1:38 pm     1261      , ,     Food Safety News
National Health News Is My Sushi Safe? Why Government Regulation Is Coming to Sushi

Is My Sushi Safe? Why Government Regulation Is Coming to Sushi

I have been involved in the sushi industry since 2000 when my husband, Thihan Tun, and I opened Tun Asian Foods. We were an exclusive on-site sushi provider for Stop & Shop Supermarkets between 2002 and 2005. In 2005, we parted ways with Stop & Shop and decided to change our focus to delivery sushi […]

12/1/15 at 4:21 pm     1443      , ,     Food Safety Magazine