Thawing meat quickly? Use the cold-water method. This method is faster than refrigerator thawing but requires more attention. Be sure to:
- Put product in leak-proof package/plastic bag
- Submerge in cold tap water
- Change water every 30 mins
- Cook immediately after thawing https://t.co/u4fiYvJ651
Expecting parents, do you know Listeria can grow in the fridge? It’s important for pregnant women to reheat deli meats until steaming hot or 165°F, in order to protect their unborn child from illness. #maternalhealthhttps://t.co/EkwtWJKYpP
Do you wet your hands before applying soap when you wash your hands? This may sound like a given but our study showed that 63% of people who “washed” their hands failed to actually wet their hands first…🤯😰 https://t.co/SAjdFxCZzm
FAQ: How long is meat or poultry safe to use after purchase? 🤔
A: Use or freeze meat products within 3-5 days of purchase. Fresh chicken, turkey, ground meat, and ground poultry should be cooked or frozen within 1-2 days of purchase. https://t.co/7G9vNpMWbL
Avoiding cross-contamination is a major factor in preventing foodborne illness when handling raw meat
& poultry. Follow these steps:
👐 Wash hands for 20 seconds.
🧼 Thoroughly wash surfaces.
🍽️ Serve cooked products on clean plates with clean utensils.
Need to report an issue with food and don’t know who to call? If you suspect that a food is contaminated or has made you or someone you know sick, follow these guidelines to report it to the right place: https://t.co/d2rfRt6Bm6https://t.co/GVGW6J8Xal
DYK? The National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) is a partnership btwn FDA, USDA & CDC. USDA tests animals at slaughter, FDA tests meat from grocery stores and CDC tests ill people. Learn more about NARMS at https://t.co/XzqTPRwsNl
My heart goes out to the victims of the shootings in Atlanta on Tuesday. The Asian American community has seen a rise of violence and hate in the past year, and it must stop.
Acts of hate and violence have no home in the United States of America.
For most of us in the U.S., corned beef and cabbage is synonymous with St. Patrick’s Day. But its association with the holiday isn’t an Irish tradition. It is a uniquely American tradition, a blending of both history and opportunity.
Meet @DrTempleGrandin! Her life experiences with autism have influenced her work in animal behaviors in relation to handling & facility design at farms, ranches & slaughter plants. She is a well-known advocate for autism and the protections & rights of animals #WomensHistoryMonthhttps://t.co/rkfjQQ1zRy