Free Library of References and Resources: Food
Be Food Safe: Four Easy Lessons in Safe Food
Food handling safety risks at home are more
common than most people think. Read about the
four easy lessons of Clean, Separate, Cook,
and Chill to help prevent harmful bacteria
from making your family sick.
Cooking for Groups: A Volunteer's Guide to
- Whether it's a family reunion buffet or
community cookout, learn how to cook and serve
food safely and avoid food-borne illness.
Fabulous Fruits...Versatile Vegetables
- You need 5 to 9 daily servings of fruits and
vegetables. Get tips on new ways to serve
them, the importance of variety, and how to
make eating fruits and vegetables fun and
Is It Done Yet?
- The only safe way to know if meat, poultry,
and egg dishes are fully cooked is to use a
food thermometer. Get tips on using one, plus
a temperature chart, in this handy guide.
Keep Your Food Safe
- Provides tips on the safe handling, cooking
and storage of food in order to avoid
Kitchen Companion: Your Safe Food Handbook
- Provides extensive information on food-borne
bacteria; preparing, storing and transporting
food; food thermometers; guidelines for
poultry, eggs and leftovers; food safety
during a power outage; and more.
Let's Talk Turkey
- Learn about every facet of getting a turkey
from the store to the dinner table is included
- buying fresh vs. frozen, safe thawing
methods, stuffing, roasting, storing leftover
turkey and reheating the leftovers.
MyPyramid.gov: Steps to a Healthier You
- One size doesn't fit all.
MyPyramid Plan can help you choose the
foods and One size doesn't fit all. MyPyramid
offers personalized eating plans and
interactive tools to help you plan and assess
your food choices based on the Dietary
Guidelines for Americans.
Pesticides and Food: What You and Your Family
Need to Know
- Certain levels of exposure to pesticides can
cause health problems, especially in infants
and children. Here is the information you need
to keep you and your family safe.
Recipes and Tips for Healthy, Thrifty Meals
- How to create healthy and budget-friendly
mealsówith tips on planning meals, a sample
2-week menu, and 40 great recipes.
Revealing Trans Fats
- Trans fat is used to increase food shelf
life and stabilize its flavor. Get tips on
reducing your trans fat intake and use a chart
that lists the fat content of some common
foods to lower your risk of heart disease.