Washington — With the return to in-person learning leading to changes in many families’ schedules and routines, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has released reminders about the safe handling and heating of frozen foods.
Did I cook that long enough? I’m supposed to rinse off chicken when I take it out of the package, right? Eating raw cookie dough won’t really make me sick. These are just some of the food safety mistakes people make.
Have you ever taken a hot dog out of the package and eaten it without first cooking it? If so, you put yourself at risk for listeriosis, a serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.
Washington — OSHA and the Food and Drug Administration have teamed up to develop a checklist intended to help food manufacturers protect worker health and practice food safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Washington — The U.S. Department of Agriculture used flawed worker injury data to advance its controversial proposal to remove maximum line speeds in pork-processing plants, according to the National Employment Law Project, an advocacy group.