Bagged Salads and Salmonella – University of Leicester

We wondered why it was that Salmonella infections from fresh produce cause such severe symptoms. What’s happening to the pathogens, to the Salmonella when they get into the salad bag? The very first thing we did was to actually go out and buy some bagged salads and separate them into different salad leaf sorts. So […]

Pork Consumption Could Be Less Safe Due To New Rule, Food Inspectors Say | NBC News NOW

Why You Should Stop Thawing Frozen Steaks Before Cooking

Ever decided that what you’re really craving for dinner or breakfast, we won’t judge is a nice, juicy steak? You could always hit up your local steakhouse, sure, but maybe it’s a week from payday and you’re not feeling like a big spender. Lucky you, you just remembered that the grocery store recently had a […]

Rennet for Cheese Production ׀ DuPont™ Marschall® – “The Magic of Science”

0:00:03:000,0:00:22:500 >>Jairo: I wake up at five o’clock, then my daddy comes and we start milking and after we make cheese. I love it, I play with the cows. They go moo. I don’t know what they’re saying. 0:00:27:500,0:00:41:500 >>Jairo: My dad told me they used to make cheese with the rennet from the cow. […]

Picnic Food Safety

Summertime’s here and you know what that means. It’s the official start of picnic and grilling season. Unfortunately, as the number of cook-outs increases so do the number of food-borne illnesses. we love the warmer weather but so do the bacteria that make us sick The good news is with just a few simple tips, […]

Always wash your hands before, during, and after preparing food

A boy and a girl are at the kitchen counter watching their father slice a carrot. The man is dressed like a superhero. Suddenly, on the left side of the kitchen, a woman appears, also dressed like a superhero. She is standing at a sink. She begins to wash her hands.

The Importance of Cooking to a Safe Internal Temperature and How to Use a Food Thermometer

>>NARRATOR: LUCIA MADE THIS DELICIOUS LOOKING ROAST CHICKEN FOR HER FAMILY, BUT LOOKS ALONE COULDN’T TELL HER IF IT WAS COOKED SAFELY. THIS CHICKEN WILL MAKE A GREAT MEAL, BUT IT’S IMPORTANT THAT LUCIA COOK IT TO THE PROPER INTERNAL TEMPERATURE OR BACTERIA THAT MAY BE PRESENT COULD MAKE HER FAMILY SICK. THE ONLY WAY […]

Food Security

Serwa is a farmer in Africa. Every day, she works long hours tending a small plot of land. She hopes to grow enough crops to keep her children from going hungry and sell what’s left for a fair price. But it’s a fragile lifeline. Crop disease, unstable markets, or a few weeks without rain could […]

Washing Chicken Spreads Germs

Washing Chicken Spreads Germs Raw chicken can have germs that cause food poisoning. If you wash chicken, you can spread those germs to your sink. And washing doesn’t kill the germs on the chicken. Even if you clean your sink, you may not get rid of all the germs. Watch out! The sink isn’t as […]