Tips for Food Safety in Summer
Summertime holds the promise of lazy days, plenty of sunshine, and food on the grill. Yet summer is also the peak season for food poisoning. Warmer temperatures create ideal conditions for foodborne germs to grow, and perishable foods must be refrigerated more quickly than during cooler weather – within 1 hour if temperatures are above 90°F outside.
- Read this CDC feature to learn what you can do to make your food safer to eat.
- Learn how to grill safely with these free graphics, also in Spanish. Like what you see? Share on your social media accounts and post on your website.