hotdogs with mustard, cole slaw and corn on a cob at a 4th of july bbq picnic.

Summer Food Safety

Summer is all about eating outdoors—barbecues, picnics and camping. People love the warm weather and so do the bacteria in your food. Warm temperatures can cause foodborne bacteria to grow and multiply quickly. Protect yourself and your family from foodborne illness by following safe food handling practices. Packing: Keep cold foods cold. Use insulated coolers…

casual thanksgiving dinner on table with family filling plates

Holiday Food Safety

By Miranda Chan, B.Sc., Registered Dietitian The holidays are all about celebrating with friends, family and food. Some of the most popular holiday dishes and events can be food safety risks. Keep the occasion memorable (in a good way) by following these food safety tips. Potlucks and Holiday Buffets: Use warming trays, chafing dishes, or…