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  1. Food and Picnic Safety

    Jul 1, 2022

    Food safety at picnics and other outdoor events is super important this time of year! We may like to bask in the summer heat and sunshine, but these are major factors to consider when you serve food outside. Some key factors – Use ice and more ice for cold foods! Pack your cooler(s) correctly! Keep hot foods hot too! Know the temperature danger zone! Use your thermometer when grilling! Handle leftovers correctly! <Read more and view video...>

  2. Chow Line: Food safety during a power outage

    Jun 29, 2022

    I’ve got a fridge full of food and our power went out for several hours due to severe storms. Is there any food that can be saved, or do I have to throw everything out of our fridge due to spoilage?

    Read more about food safety during a power outage


  3. The Benefits of a Healthy Diet for Children with ADHD

    Jun 18, 2022

    A healthy diet is an important lifestyle component that protects against long term health problems such as heart disease and diabetes. But did you know that eating a healthy diet may also improve attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms? <More ADHD articles...>