Food Handling and Safety

Learn what you need to know about how to handle, wash, prepare, store, freeze, and thaw your food so that it stays safe to eat and to prevent food poisoning. Find our best food safety tips, tricks, and facts here.

Most Recent

4 Best Ways to Wash Fresh Strawberries
Take your pick of these easy methods for cleaning strawberries, whether it's cool tap water or a solution of vinegar, salt, or baking soda.
Can You Safely Reuse a Meat Marinade?
Before you make that marinade a sauce, read this.
Is It Safe to Cook With Wooden Spoons?
Wooden spoons really are a workhorse in the kitchen — but are they safe to use?
Is It Safe to Eat Gray Ground Beef?
What does it mean when ground beef turns gray? It depends on a few factors.

More Food Safety

Can You Leave Butter on the Counter?
Soft butter is better for spreading, but is it safe to leave a stick sitting out all the time?
Are Leftover Easter Eggs Safe to Eat?

After the hunt, can you safely have a snack?