Health Canada ~ Food Safety Tips for the Holidays {Healthy Living}

Food Safety Tips ~ Food is an important part of many holiday celebrations. However, many of the foods found at holiday parties, such as baked goods, eggnog, cider, seafood and turkey, can carry viruses, bacteria or parasites that could cause foodborne illness ("food poisoning"). Health Canada would like to remind all Canadians of some basic steps they can take to help reduce the risk of foodborne illness during the holiday season. … [Read more...]


Last week I posted about food handling safety risks at home and how the four easy lessons of cleaning, separating, cooking and chilling can help prevent harmful bacteria from making your family sick. I thought, with the warm weather either already upon us or quickly approaching, it would be a good idea to look at each food handling lesson individually. … [Read more...]


The warm summer weather is quickly approaching and that means: picnics, barbecues and outdoor fun!  The last thing you want to have happen, is for yourself, or your family and friends to develop a food borne illness. … [Read more...]