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Marinade Safety

Meat, poultry and fish are sometimes soaked in a mixture of vinegar or wine and oil with various spices and herbs before cooking. The uncooked meat in the marinade is highly perishable. Read more about Marinade Safety

Slow Cookers

To qualify as a safe slow cooker, the appliance must be able to cook slow enough for unattended cooking, yet fast enough to keep food above the danger zone. Read more about Slow Cookers

Food Safety Lessons

Four self-paced lessons to help consumers understand how knowledge about pathogen reduction, time and temperature abuse, and cleanliness will help decrease their incidence of foodborne illness. Take the quiz at the end of each lesson to test what you've learned. Read more about Food Safety Lessons


Protect yourself from bad leftovers! Learn more about food waste, watch our leftovers videos, and access refrigerator/ freezer food storage guides and a food spoilage chart. Read more about Leftovers

Turkey Safety

There is no significant difference in quality between a fresh or a frozen turkey; the choice is based on personal preference. There are, however, some important things to look for when shopping for your turkey. Read more about Turkey Safety