In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we focused on fish and seafood. Today, we're talking about food safety, starting at the store.
Grocery stores are diligent with following food safety protocol. We expect this ... READ MORE
As we gather our favorite recipes and invite our family and friends to share the Thanksgiving holiday with us, one guest we don't want visiting is a foodborne illness. For a rundown of information on food safety, read any or all of the food ... READ MORE
Think you know food safety?
Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans (or about 48 million people) get sick every year from food eating contaminated food, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? Or, that 128,000 of those ... READ MORE
In my last blog post, we talked a bit about dark chocolate and how we love everything chocolate. This time, we'll walk through the different types of chocolate and storing this delicious treat.
What is the difference between dark chocolate, ... READ MORE
Did you know that July 7 is World Chocolate Day?
According to the World Cocoa Foundation, chocolate is the most popular sweet treat in the world, with more than 3 million tons of cocoa beans consumed each year. So it's no wonder we see chocolate ... READ MORE
As you know, our official storm/hurricane season starts June 1. Have you begun to prepare? A good first step is to look in your pantry for shelf-stable foods.
Of course, what IS a shelf-stable food? And, how does that relate to food safety? ... READ MORE
With the start of the school year quickly approaching, families begin preparing their students for the school year. Notebooks, pens, paper and a new backpack populate most "to purchase" lists.
Oh, and a lunchbox.
My children always wanted ... READ MORE
Nearly a decade ago, Florida passed the Cottage Food Law, allowing people to prepare certain types of foods in their unlicensed home kitchens for sale to the public. But if you've still got questions, we can bring you answers, in our Aug. 19 ... READ MORE
In our last blog, we discussed the four core principles of safe food handling. Now, let's focus on carry-out, prepared foods.
Many of us have days packed with activity, and often find it hard to carve out time to prepare meals from scratch. ... READ MORE
Food delivery services, whether from your grocery store or a local restaurant, are in high demand now. But, given the COVID-19 pandemic, these services also carry a bit of concern.
There's good news, though. According to the U.S. Food and ... READ MORE