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If you're having chicken wings w/ #ThursdayNightFootball take a time out, 115,000 lbs of wings were just #recalled: go.usa.gov/f8Gj
#Recall 070-2014: Massachusetts firm recalls chicken products due to possible misbranding and undeclared allergen ow.ly/CTndH
It's #BreastCancerAwareness Month. Cancer patients are at a higher risk for foodborne illnesses so follow these steps pic.twitter.com/LyHmE0rohz
#Earthquakes pose personal & food safety risks. Join the Great ShakeOut Drill tomorrow to practice protecting urself: shakeout.org
Have a faster way to detect salmonella in produce? Submit your concept for the #FDAChallenge NLT Nov 9th at foodsafetychallenge.com
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Microbiologists use research in meat processing to create a safer & more sustainable US food system #NextGenAg pic.twitter.com/a43b7okwAS
#Recall Expansion 067-2014 EXP: California Firm Expands Recall of Beef Products due to Possible Processing Flaw ow.ly/CHOCd
Chicken wings, burgers, & hot dogs...Oh my! Cook your game day dishes to the right temperature #FoodSafety pic.twitter.com/suc2sGuVkR
When perishable food is left in the “Danger Zone" (40-140°F) bacteria can double in number every 20 mins #FoodSafety pic.twitter.com/s7CJP7Zfsb
068 Recall: Minn. Firm Recalls Meat and Poultry Products for Possible Listeria Contamination ow.ly/CpRhf
Take 30 sec to learn how you can protect yourself & your family against foodborne illness #CheckYourSteps #FoodSafety ow.ly/Ck9LQ
Correction #Recall 067-2014: California Firm Recalls Beef Products Due To Possible Processing Flaw go.usa.gov/wc5P (link corrected)
#Recall 067-2014 California Firm Recalls Beef Products Due to Possible Processing Flaw ow.ly/ClTCQ
#Recall: 065-2014 New Mexico Firm Recalls Beef Jerky Products Produced Without the Benefit of Inspection ow.ly/Chhob
"You can't sit with us!" Always separate raw meat from ready-to-eat veggies #MeanGirlsAppreciationDay #ItsOctober3rd pic.twitter.com/1AByxeUC6R
Never reuse marinade used on raw meat/poultry unless you boil it first to destroy any harmful bacteria, learn more: foodsafety.gov/blog/marinades…
California Firm Recalls Pork Blood Product Produced Without Benefit of Inspection ow.ly/CdT1v #FSISrecall
Don’t let food poisoning make your #Oktoberfest the “wurst!” Always cook bratwurst to an internal temp of 160°F #tbt pic.twitter.com/WvjXFln5HZ
At sea level water boils @ 212F, but at 7500 feet, it boils @ 198F. B/c of this foods prepared by boiling/simmering will take longer to cook
Drop that spoon! Raw cookie dough contains uncooked eggs that can make you sick. #HomemadeCookieDay #FoodSafety pic.twitter.com/6Gs7fLNQUy
Thin air @ high altitudes = less oxygen & pressure. Learn how these differences affect the time & temps of cooking: go.usa.gov/v8Mh
Got #FoodSafety questions? Call the Meat & Poultry Hotline @ 1-888-MPHotline, visit AskKaren.gov to chat, or get our AskKaren app
Are those leftovers safe to eat? Use our Cold Storage Chart to be sure. But remember "When in doubt, throw it out!" pic.twitter.com/RfMyZnO4vb
#Recall - New Mexico firm recalls beef jerky due to incorrect Mark of Inspection ow.ly/C1yEw
Tailgating this weekend? Keep #FoodSafety in mind by following these steps: youtube.com/watch?v=soSYyX…
Keep your favorite recipes safe by adding helpful #FoodSafety steps to instructions w/ our online recipe tool: go.usa.gov/mMq9
#Recall 061-2014: Texas firm recalls beef products due to possible E. Coli O157:H7 ow.ly/BXdrw
#Recall: Louisiana Firm issues recall over possible Listeria contamination ow.ly/BWWZS
Going out for dinner? Make sure leftovers are stored within 2 hours in a fridge set to 40°F or below to slow bacterial growth #FoodSafety
FDA announces food safety challenge to spur new technologies for fighting foodborne illness go.usa.gov/drmJ #FDAChallenge
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To avoid cross contamination use 2 separate cutting boards: 1 for produce & bread and 1 for raw meat, poultry, & seafood #FoodSafety
Washing raw meat & poultry spreads bacteria to your sink & counter. Cooking is the only way to kill bacteria that causes foodborne illness
Sanitize your cutting boards using a solution of 1 tsp chlorine bleach in 1 quart of hot water #FoodSafety
Cooking a Sunday brunch? Make sure your egg dishes are firm (not runny) & cooked to 160°F #FoodSafety
Even if you use paper plates for your game day dishes, make sure to use one plate for raw meats & another for cooked foods
#TGIF! Delivery for dinner? Make sure to store any leftovers in shallow containers & chill within 2 hours. #FoodSafety
Happy #NationalCheeseburgerDay! Whether it’s a single, double, or triple, make sure your patties are cooked to 160°F #FoodSafety
Today is Nat'l #HIV/#AIDS & Aging Awareness Day. To practice #FoodSafety follow these Do's and Don'ts. #NHAAAD pic.twitter.com/UgtgNw3JBr
Do you know how often you should be washing your hands? It might be more often than you think! #FoodSafety pic.twitter.com/HANx1kjBQM
#Foodsafety behaviors were better among those who received @USDAFoodSafety messages & resources #KannyKitchen101
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.@USDAFoodSafety at foodsafety.gov gives GREAT resources on knowing how and how long to cook food safely #KannyKitchen101
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Food poisoning can be bad news for people w #HIV/#AIDS. Share this important #FoodSafety info go.usa.gov/pKfC @AIDSgov
Always marinate food in the fridge! Don’t reuse marinade from raw meat on cooked food—reserve some for basting at the start
Even fruits & veggies can carry harmful pathogens. Follow these tips to ensure your produce is safe: go.usa.gov/mMdT @FDAfood
People w cancer are high risk for foodborne illnesses. Learn how to be food safe at go.usa.gov/pCTA @SU2C @AmericanCancer #FoodSafety
Join @FoodInsight this month to learn more about #foodsafety tips for a hectic lifestyle: ow.ly/APIlr
Keep your kitchen, dishes, & utensils clean by washing them w/ hot, soapy water before, during, & after cooking game day dishes
It’s “Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day”! Visit go.usa.gov/mFDT for free activity books, coloring pages, quizzes, & #FoodSafety info