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Now Available! The New Interactive Recipe Analysis Workbook (RAW)

Now Available! The New Interactive Recipe Analysis Workbook (RAW) A Feature of the New Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs Interactive Web-Based Tool Hot off the press! The Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs (FBG) Interactive Web-Based Tool now includes a new component, the Recipe Analysis Workbook (RAW). The RAW helps program operators [...]

2017-10-11T11:37:10+00:00 October 11th, 2017|ICN News|

Join America’s Healthiest Schools

Join America’s Healthiest Schools Did you know that one out of three children and adolescents in the United States is overweight or obese, putting them at risk for serious health problems? A Healthier Generation is something we should all be in alliance for. Every day, 95% of school-aged kids and teens attend school. Aside [...]

2017-08-11T11:28:29+00:00 August 11th, 2017|ICN Blog, ICN News|

Food Safety While Camping

Food Safety While Camping Camping is a great way to spend time with family and friends while taking in the great outdoors.  As you set up your tent and pots and pans, don’t neglect your food safety routine just because you’re outdoors. The safety steps you take when cooking at home don’t change when you [...]

2017-07-05T10:59:14+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Food Safety Blog, ICN News|

Americans Reminded to Avoid Foodborne Bacteria on the 4th of July

Americans Reminded to Avoid Foodborne Bacteria on the 4th of July By: Bridgette Keefe, Food Safety Education Staff, Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA No matter where you find yourself on the Fourth of July, you will probably see copious amounts of food, beverages and grass-stained sneakers. Whether you’re enjoying a barbecue in the [...]

Summer and Vacations

Summer and Vacations Due to a variety of factors, including warmer temperatures, foodborne illness increases in summer. Stay healthy and safe during warmer months by following these food safety recommendations: When bringing food to a picnic or cookout: Use an insulated cooler filled with ice or frozen gel packs.  Frozen food can also be used [...]

2017-06-19T10:46:22+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Food Safety Blog, ICN News|

Safe Minimum Cooking Temperatures

Safe Minimum Cooking Temperatures Use this chart and a food thermometer to ensure that meat, poultry, seafood, and other cooked foods reach a safe minimum internal temperature. Remember, you can’t tell whether meat is safely cooked by looking at it. Any cooked, uncured red meats – including pork – can be pink, even when [...]

2017-06-05T10:38:51+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Food Safety Blog|

Get Ready to Grill Safely

Get Ready to Grill Safely Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. Follow these steps for a safe and enjoyable grilling season. Separate: When shopping, pick up meat, poultry, and seafood last, right before checkout. Separate them from other food in your shopping cart and grocery [...]

2017-06-02T11:33:42+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Food Safety Blog, ICN News|