Food Safety FAQ

How does Publix keep food safe?
Is it safe to eat raw cookie dough?
What is listeria, and how do I keep it out of my kitchen?
Are there safer ways to handle raw eggs?
How can I keep food safe during microwave cooking?
How can I keep our pet food safe?
How can I keep food clean during preparation?
How can I avoid cross-contamination?
How can I keep food safe while cooking?
How should I store my leftovers?
Where can I find more information?

Sources

1U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). "Safe Food Handling: What You Need to Know." U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). November 30, 2017.

2U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). "Keep Listeria Out of Your Kitchen." U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). December 21, 2017.

3U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). "Eggs and Egg Products.” Foodsafety.gov. Accessed March 14, 2018.

4U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). "Cooking Safely in the Microwave Oven." U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety & Inspection Service. June 2011.

5U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). "Pet Food Safety." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). February 12, 2018.

6U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). "Safe Minimum Cooking Temperatures.” Foodsafety.gov. Accessed March 15, 2018.

7U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). "Storage Times for the Refrigerator and Freezer." Foodsafety.gov. Accessed March 15, 2018.