U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has added two strong appointments to the USDA team in an effort to ensure the safety of the nation’s food supply. Perdue announced that Carmen Rottenberg was selected as Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety and Paul Kiecker was named Acting Administrator for the Food Safety and Inspection […]
Did you know only 24 percent of the public uses a food thermometer when cooking hamburgers and only 42 percent do so when cooking chicken? From Fourth of July cookouts to entertaining visiting relatives the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is providing tips on how to avoid foodborne illness this summer and how […]
It is awesome to learn that every animal we eat that goes to the public in a grocery store or restaurant is inspected.