Food Safety for Special Events, Seasons, and Holidays

Make food safety a part of your party, holiday or event plans.  Follow these tips to stay healthy while cooking for parties and during special events and holiday celebrations.

Image of a Turkey in a oven

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

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Feasting with family and friends is part of many holiday celebrations. Follow these simple tips to keep safe from food poisoning, or foodborne illness, during the holidays.

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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.

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Use these tools and tips to help prevent food poisoning every time you prepare food in the kitchen.

game day wings

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

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.