Food Safety for Special Events and Holidays

Make food safety a part of your party, holiday, or event plans.

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Feasting with family and friends is part of many holiday celebrations. Follow these tips to prevent food poisoning during the holidays.

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Follow these tips to help you safely prepare your next holiday turkey meal.

Chicken wings, chips, and other foods on a typical game day food tray.

Tackling a buffet at your game day gathering? Practice these game rules and keep the runs on the field.

Various canned and pressure canned food items

Home canning is an excellent way to preserve garden produce and share it with family and friends, but it can be risky or even deadly if not done correctly and safely.

meat on a grill

Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. Follow these steps for a safe and enjoyable grilling season.

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Chitlins are a traditional Southern food served during winter holidays. If you’re getting ready to cook chitlins, sometimes called chitterlings, it’s important to handle and cook these pork intestines the right way.

Family in the kitchen making cookies

Raw dough can contain bacteria that can make you sick. Follow these safety tips when handling raw dough or batter.