Food Safety Storage Tips
We all have questions about the best ways to store groceries and leftover meals. How long will certain foods keep? When is the freezer better than the fridge? From the grocery store to your dinner plate, these ideas can help you keep foods fresh longer.
Planning a Cookout?
Hot off the grill and just in time for summer…our Summertime Cookout Crash Course can help you make every outdoor dining experience safe and enjoyable. If you’re planning a day at the park, use our Coolest Cooler Tips to help keep spoiled food off the menu.
- Planning a Picnic?
Play it Safe with the Coolest Cooler Tips
- Don’t let spoiled food ruin your day at the park. See our list of the Coolest Cooler Tips.
- Summertime Cookout Crash Course
- Summertime means picnics and BBQs. Unfortunately, it can also be prime time for foodborne illness. Find out how plastic containers, wraps and bags can help you keep your cookouts contaminant free.
- 9 Steps to Safe Food Handling
- Good food safety practices begin when you shop. These simple steps can help you prevent contamination as you buy, store and prepare your groceries.
- Food Storage Safety Tips for the Fridge and Freezer
- Proper storage practices can help you keep foods fresher longer and minimize the risk of foodborne illness. Get acquainted with the basics.
- Food-Specific Storage Tips
- Did you know that grapes keep best in a perforated plastic bag? That’s why most stores sell them that way. Learn more ways to store your favorite foods.
- Cold Storage Chart
- How much longer will your salmon filet last in the freezer than the fridge? Will chicken keep longer if you cook it first? Use this chart to decide how – and how long – to store various foods.
- Plastics and the Modern Refrigerator
- To see the many and varied benefits of plastics in use at one time, look no farther than your refrigerator. Learn how tough, corrosion-resistant plastics help maximize interior space, resist stains and make refrigerators more energy efficient.
- 'Tis the Season: Storage & Heating Tips for Holiday Leftovers
- According to the American Dietetic Association (ADA), leftover food lingers after 99 percent of all holiday meals. Knowing the basics of food storage and reheating can help you keep leftovers fresh and flavorful while reducing the risk of food-borne illness.
- Microwave Cooking Tips
- From choosing a plastic container to drying herbs, learn new ways to maximize your microwave.
- Learn to Love Your Leftovers
- This offers simple planning, storage and reheating tips using plastics that can help make leftovers safe and flavorful a second or even third time around.
- How Your Kitchen Works
- From recent college grads to newlyweds, many young adults find themselves lacking in basic kitchen supplies and know-how. This collection of food storage and heating tips is designed to help kitchen novices avoid common kitchen “don’ts,” save time and money, and succeed in the kitchen.