FOOD 101: How To Avoid Salmonella & Other Food Poisoning

People tend to worry about food poisoning during the summer months, when eating outdoors exposes food to greater bacterial growth from the heat. But you can get food poisoning year round, including in your own kitchen. The Partnership for Food Safety Education helps consumers get the facts, deflating common myths about cross-contamination and the growth…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pasteurized Eggs

Do you make or eat these foods? Caesar salad Cake batter Cookie dough Cold/frozen souffl├ęs Chiffons French custard ice cream Eggnog Egg smoothies Egg white cocktails Homemade mayonnaise Mousse Steak tartare   What these delicious dishes have in common: All are traditionally made with raw eggs that remain uncooked in the finished recipe. Then there…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Use Pasteurized Eggs

With the recent salmonella outbreak, many people are avoiding eggs. Those who were fearless and enjoyed eating soft boiled eggs, raw cookie dough, brownie batter, Caesar salad and steak tartare are making different choices. Salmonella enteritidis is a dangerous bacterium that causes a number of digestive system illnesses. It can be contracted through the ingestion…
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