Food Safety & Sanitation
Learn more about food health and safety from our expert guidelines to avoid illness and injury.
The Recipe Finder
What Would You Like to Cook?
Tiny New Habits for the New Year and Beyond
How to Clean Copper Cookware
Low-Stress Spring Cleaning Tips for a Post-Pandemic Life
How to Defrost Fish
How Long Does Canned Food Really Last?
Glass Bakeware Safety Tips You Need to Know
Main Ingredient: Chicken
The Ultimate Guide to Freezer-Burned Food Safety
Can You Safely Refreeze Ham?
Meat Temperature Chart and Food Safety Tips
The Best Way to Store Lettuce to Keep It Fresh and Crisp
Do You Really Have to Refrigerate Butter?
How To Defrost Chicken Fast
Important Steps to Remove the Risk of Botulism From Canning
Signs You Might Have Food Poisoning
14 Surprising Foods You Don't Need to Refrigerate
How to Prevent Your Food From Spoiling
Sprouted Potatoes and Food Safety
USDA-Recommended Minimum Internal Cooking Temperatures
Make Your Turkey Safe to Eat
What Are Chia Seeds?
Why Pumpkin Butter Can't Be Canned at Home Safely
How to Blanch Vegetables Before Freezing
Can You Safely Refreeze Hamburger?
Homemade Fruit and Vegetable Wash
How to Safely Refreeze Pork
The Three Ways to Know If Your Ground Beef Has Gone Bad
Safely Refreeze a Turkey
Is Nonstick Cookware Safe?
Testing Eggs for Freshness
Can You Refreeze Bacon Safely?
Guide To Internal Temperature for Burgers
What's Fat Tom? The Trick That'll Help Keep Food in the Safe Zone
Can You Refreeze Fish Safely?
10 Simple Steps to Becoming a Home Canning Expert
Ground Beef Color and Safety
Canning 101: Can You Reuse Grocery Store Jars?
How to Make Sure Meat Is Done
How to Tell If Plastic Is BPA-Free
Eating Raw Chestnuts
Using Homemade Vinegar in Pickling
Making Marinades Safe
How to Determine if Your Baking Powder Is Still Good
What Is Free-Range Chicken?
Is It Safe to Eat an Egg with a Blood Spot?
Is It Safe to Eat Eggs Past Their Expiration Date?
How to Store Buttermilk Before and After Use
What to Do With Frozen Chicken Eggs
Freezing Food and Freezer Food Safety
How to Tell If a Canning Jar Has Sealed Properly
What Is Eggnog?
Mayonnaise Spoilage Myths and Safety: Does Mayo Go Bad?
How to Wash Lettuce and Other Greens
What Is Pastured Pork?
How to Check Your Grill Fuel Lines for Gas Leaks
"Sell by" and "Best Used By" Labels on Food Packaging
4 Essential Tips for Marinating (Or Not Marinating) Chicken
The 7 Biggest Mistakes When Cooking Chicken Breasts