Fresh air and exercise, friends and family, and coolers of favorite homemade dishes are the ingredients for a happy summer party.
But warmer temperatures help bacteria grow, so it’s more important than ever to practice food safety during the hot summer months.
Keep your food from spoiling by following these safety tips from the US Department of Agriculture:
The USDA FoodKeeper app for Android and Apple devices offers storage and cooking tips for hundreds of food and beverage items.
Good health starts with good nutrition. The American Cancer Society can help you and your family make healthy food choices with our tips and recipes.
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