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Say No to Raw Dough

Say No to Raw Dough

For many people, the holiday season is the perfect time to spend time together in the kitchen and share delicious baked foods and desserts.

Containers of leftovers from a Thanksgiving dinner.

Leftovers: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Learn how to safely save and savor your Thanksgiving leftovers.

Chitlins traditional Southern food

Preparing Chitlins Safely

If you’re getting ready to cook chitlins, sometimes called chitterlings, it’s important to handle and cook these pork intestines the right way.

Holiday Food Safety

Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

Feasting with family and friends is part of many holiday celebrations. Follow these simple tips to keep safe from food poisoning, or foodborne illness, during the holidays.

4 Simple Steps to Food Safety

Clean

Wash hands, utensils and surfaces often. Germs can spread and survive in many places.

Separate

Raw meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs can spread illness-causing bacteria to ready-to-eat foods, so keep them separate.

Cook

Cook to the right temperature. Ensure that foods are cooked safely by always using a food thermometer.

Chill

Refrigerate promptly. Bacteria that cause food poisoning multiply quickest between 40°F and 140°F.

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