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  • Thursday, December 1, 2016
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The gift of food can be a delightful part of the holidays. But before taking the first bite, make sure the food had a safe trip to your doorstep and didn’t take a detour into the temperature danger zone.
  • Thursday, December 1, 2016
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Many people want the gifts they send to be a surprise, but if you’re sending perishable food this holiday season, it’s better to spoil the surprise than risk spoiling the gift.
  • Monday, November 14, 2016
    BUTLER, Mo. – Don’t get stuck with a turkey that’s too small for the feast or one that’s still frozen solid on Thanksgiving morning.
  • Friday, November 11, 2016
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – You may have cherished memories of holiday meals with friends and family. If you’re preparing a memorable holiday meal of your own, make food safety a priority so guests don’t remember it for all the wrong reasons.
  • Friday, November 11, 2016
    BUTLER, Mo. – Cooking a large Thanksgiving turkey can seem daunting, especially to a novice cook, but it’s not that difficult, says a University of Missouri Extension nutrition specialist.
  • Friday, November 11, 2016
    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – One way to reduce holiday stress is to prepare some of the food ahead of time and freeze it. From casseroles to cookies, you can have a large portion of your holiday food ready before the actual day arrives.
  • Monday, October 31, 2016
    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – As the weather gets colder, there’s nothing like coming home to a hot meal. A slow cooker, also known as a crockpot, can be an economical, timesaving way to feed your family, says Susan Mills-Gray, University of Missouri Extension nutrition and health education specialist.
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2016
    BETHANY, Mo. – The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that almost 50 million people get sick from foodborne diseases in the U.S. each year.

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