Food Safety with Muy Bueno
September 5, 2012

Food Safety When Cooking Your Favorite Recipes Every once in awhile we include cooking tips for a specific recipe, the how-to if you will, but today we want to share with you the importance of cooking wisely when using eggs. Why, you ask? Well, because, if you’re like us, we use a ton of eggs,

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Celebrating National Food Safety Month
August 31, 2012

The purpose of the Egg Safety Center’s blog is to educate consumers on ways to further reduce the incidence of food-borne illnesses related to egg products, as well as serve as a food safety resource for retailers and food service companies in the U.S. In honor of National Food Safety Month in September, I am

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Reminder of How to Take Precautions Against Foodborne Illness After a Storm
July 19, 2012

It’s that time of year again, the time where powerful acts of nature like lightning, violent winds and flooding can cause power outages that can leave you “off the grid” for hours, days or, in some cases, weeks. Residents of the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest know this all too well – severe thunderstorms left millions in

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Independence Day Should be “Free” of Food-Borne Illness
June 29, 2012

Nothing says “Happy 4th of July” like an outdoor barbeque or picnic with friends and family.   With summer holiday celebrations comes warm temperatures which encourage the growth of bacteria on food. This week the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is encouraging Americans to follow four easy food handling practices to

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Use Egg Product Safety to Cut Your Risk for Foodborne Illness
November 28, 2011

Food safety can present a challenge during the holiday season as it’s probably not the first thing you think about when making holiday goodies. In order to protect you and your guests from food-borne illnesses, it is important to follow certain safety measures when cooking with eggs, including preventing cross contamination and consuming raw or

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Floods, Earthquakes and Tornados – Oh My!
June 7, 2011

There have been several natural disasters and severe weather storms this year. During a natural disaster or weather crisis, it is important to know the proper precautions to take to keep you and your family safe from food-borne illness. This also goes for the food you store and eat.   To minimize the potential for foodborne

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Three Tips to Cut Your Risk for Foodborne Illness
October 4, 2010

Food safety can be a challenge during the holiday season and it’s probably not the first thing you think about when making holiday goodies. But to keep your gathering from becoming notorious, it’s important to take steps to protect you and your guests from food-borne illnesses. It is common practice to leave appetizers and desserts

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Egg Safety
June 14, 2010

Egg Safety  On the Farm  Providing safe, quality food for consumers is a top priority for egg producers across the United States. Egg producers start by implementing both mandatory and voluntary on-farm egg safety programs like the ones below. FDA Egg Safety Rule State Egg Quality Assurance Programs UEP “5-Star” Egg Safety Program Hazard Analysis

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Egg Safety
June 14, 2010

Egg Safety At the Store Choice of Eggs There are many choices for fresh or raw shell eggs available at stores today—brown or white, cage, cage-free, organic, free range, or specialty eggs like omega 3. No matter what kind you decide to buy, making sure you choose a safe carton of eggs is extremely important.

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