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USDA Offers Tips to Keep Food Safe as Severe Weather Sweeps across Nation

Congressional and Public AffairsCatherine Cochran(202) 720-9113WASHINGTON, June 13, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing recommendations to help

Foodborne Illness: Especially Dangerous for the Vulnerable

If you've ever become sick after eating a food contaminated with disease-causing bacteria, it's not an experience you want to repeat. But if you're part of ...
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Tornado: What can you do to protect yourself?

Before a Tornado To begin preparing, you should build an emergency kitand make a family communications plan. Listen to NOAA Weather Radio or to commercial radio or television newscasts ...
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Remember Food Safety During Memorial Day Cookouts

FSIS provides helpful tips to reduce foodborne illness, especially among at-risk groups USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline  1-888-674-6854 Congressional and Public Affairs Stacy Kish  (202) 720-9113 WASHINGTON, MAY 21, 2013 — As ...
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Eating Outdoors, Handling Food Safely - FDA advisory

Picnic and barbecue season offers lots of opportunities for outdoor fun with family and friends. But these warm weather events also present opportunities for foodborne ...
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Consumer Alert: Tips to Keep Food Safe in a Weather Emergency

USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline  1-888-674-6854 Congressional and Public Affairs Catherine Cochran (202) 690-0428WASHINGTON, April 12, 2013— The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing recommendations for ...
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CDC Advisory: Avian Flu (H7N9) in China

Watch: Level 1, Practice Usual Precautions Avian Flu (H7N9) in China This information is current as of today, April 06, 2013 at 17:09 EDT Released: April 05, 2013 What is ...
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USDA Consumer Alert: Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency

USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline  1-888-674-6854 Congressional and Public Affairs Neil Gaffney (202) 720-9113 WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2013—The U.S. Department of Agriculture is issuing recommendations to help minimize the ...
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USDA Offers Food Safety Tips as Winter Storm Strikes Central U.S., Moves Eastward

USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-674-6854 Congressional and Public Affairs Catherine Cochran (202) 690-0428 WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2012—A powerful winter storm system that has brought snow, wind and tornadoes ...
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Spring Celebrations: Handling Leftovers

Posted April 10, 2012 By Diane Van, USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service Now that we have served that delicious ham and brisket and hunted for our ...
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