Food Safety at Home Trivia: True or False?/Trivia de Seguridad Alimentaria en el Hogar:...

Dr. Aline Tezcucano Food Safety at Home Trivia: True or False? Do not cook frozen chicken in the microwave or slow cooker. True. However, frozen chicken...

Salmonellosis / Salmonelosis

Salmonellosis Salmonellosis is an infection caused by bacteria of the Salmonella type. The most common symptoms are diarrhea, fever, abdominal cramps, and vomiting. This typically occurs between 12 hours and 36 hours after exposure with symptoms...

Halloween and Food Safety / Halloween y seguridad alimentaria

Halloween and Food Safety Kids should be careful before eating trick-or-treat goodies at Halloween -- especially those with allergies and sensitivities. Here are some key...

September: (English) Safe School Lunches / (Spanish) Almuerzos Escolares y la Seguridad Alimentaria

Safe School Lunches Getting ready for school includes packing school supplies and school lunches for your children. It is important to remember allergy awareness when...

August: Food Safety Tips for a Picnic

Summer picnics are an enjoyable time for family. Please remember to follow food safety practices when preparing, handling, transporting and enjoying your food to...

July: Food Safety Tips for Young Children / Consejos de Seguridad Alimentaria para...

Food Safety Tips for Young Children Anyone could be at risk of getting food poisoning, but babies and toddlers are at especially high risk and...

June: Keeping your Lunch Bag Safe / Como Mantener Adecuadamente los Alimentos en la...

Keeping your Lunch Bag Safe Whether it is off to school or work, most of us take bagged lunches. Perishable food must be kept cold...

May: Causes of Food Poisoning / Causas de Enfermedades por Alimentos

Causes of Food Poisoning Food contaminated by bacteria, viruses and parasites (also known as foodborne pathogens) can make you sick. Some people can have foodborne...

April: (English) Reusable Grocery Bags and Bins/(Spanish) Bolsas de Comestibles Reutilizables y Contenedores

English: Reusable Grocery Bags and Bins Reusable grocery bags and bins can collect harmful bacteria from foods if not handled properly. These bacteria can also...

February: (English) Difference between Food Allergies and Food Intolerances (Spanish) Diferencia entre Alergias e...

Dr. Aline Tezcucano Difference between Food Allergies and Food Intolerances ■ Food Allergies Food allergies occur when your body’s natural defenses (immune system) overreact to exposure to...