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Heating Things Up –

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It is summertime and the USDA’s Meat and Poultry Hotline agents are heating things up by answering your food safety questions! Hotline experts keep the public safe from foodborne illness by answering calls on all sorts of food safety topics.

Keep reading to learn about some of the most popular questions answered during summer.

What’s Cooking

Safe Minimum Cooking Temperatures

Food Poisoning

Food Safety News for Educators

Report a Problem

Contaminated Carbo Load

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Stay Cool on the Hiking Trail

If the warmer temperature draws you outdoors for a brisk hike through the mountains or even your local park, be sure to stay cool on the hiking trail with these simple tips.