buying food at the grocery store remember to:
meat, poultry and dairy products last.
packages of raw meat and poultry separate from other foods, especially
plastic bags to enclose individual packages of raw meat and poultry.
Grab a few extra while in the produce section and put these on the
bottom of the cart.
sure meat, poultry and dairy products are refrigerated as soon as
possible after purchase. The grocery store should be your last errand
refrigerated foods in a cooler, especially in hot weather, for the trip
canned goods that are free of dents, cracks or bulging lids.
that all food packages are intact - no broken seams or tears.
produce that is fresh! Watch for signs of aging and decay, such as mold or
brown leaves and stems. Look for glossy skin and green leaves.
food packages with longest period of time until expiration.