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...

(English) Food Safety Tips for the Summer (Spanish) Consejos de Salubridad Alimentaria para el...

English The risk of food poisoning increases during the summer because harmful bacteria grow quickly in warm, moist conditions. Ensuring the safety of food can be...

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...

Food Safety and Lunch Bags

When bringing your lunch to work or school ensure that you keep it cold. Cold cuts and other lunch meats, as well as tuna salads,...

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...

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...

August: (English) It is not Safe to Wash Raw Chicken Before Cooking / (Spanish)...

(By Dr. Aline Tezcucano) (English) It is not Safe to Wash Raw Chicken Before Cooking Many people believe that washing raw chicken prior to cooking...

December: Did you know that eating raw cookie dough can make you really sick?

English: Did you know that eating raw cookie dough can make you really sick? If you are getting into the holiday season and love baking,...

Food Safety for Pregnant Women / Seguridad alimentaria para embarazadas

<Food Safety for Pregnant Women> When pregnant, a woman’s immune system is reduced. This places her and her unborn baby at increased risk of contracting...

September: (English) What is Food Safety? (Spanish) Qué es la seguridad alimentaria?

(By Dr. Aline Tezcucano) (English) What is Food Safety? Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food to help prevent foodborne...