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Be Food Safe: Four Easy Lessons in Safe Food Handling - 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. (PDF file)

Cooking for Groups: A Volunteer's Guide to Food Safety - Whether it's a family reunion buffet or community cookout, learn how to cook and serve food safely and avoid food-borne illness. (PDF file)

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 convenient. (PDF file)

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 food-borne illness.

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. (PDF file)

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. 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. (PDF file)

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.

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