Food Safety

Looking to learn how to make better choices when it comes to food safety? Just click on the photos below to be taken to trusted sources ranging from MyPlate to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to for the insights you need. And check back frequently because content is changing all the time!


Ask Karen: Your Food Safety Expert

Want to know how long you can safely keep meat in the refrigerator? Or how long to boil an egg? Just ask Karen, your guide to expert knowledge on handling and storing food safely and preventing food poisoning.

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Refrigerated Food & Power Outages

How long is too long for the food to sit in your refrigerator when the power is out? Find out with this helpful chart!

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Dangerous Food Safety Mistakes

When it comes to food safety, sometimes a simple mistake can have grave consequences. Avoid the most dangerous mistakes with these food safety basics.

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Storage Times for the Refrigerator and Freezer

Know your limits! These time limits for home-refrigerated foods will keep your family safe.

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Fighting Lead Exposure with Nutrition

Although exposure to lead has been reduced within the last two decades, it is still a concern in some water supplies—especially in older homes. Eating a healthy diet can help reduce lead absorption by the body. Find out more.

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Safe Meal Tips & Planning

From handling ingredients to cleaning your kitchen, these food safety resources keep your family safe from food poisoning.

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