Food

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How to Tell If an Egg Is Bad

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Are food trucks safe? Here’s how to tell

5 ways to check

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6 steps to stay safe when cooking for a crowd

Smart ways to safely cook large amounts of food this holiday season

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Grill It Up! Safety Musts and Other Important Grilling Tips

How to avoid grilling accidents and what to look for in a grill

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Save Money and the Planet: Reduce Your Family’s Food Waste

40 percent of U.S. food is wasted, with dire costs

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Just Say No To Raw Dough!

Why uncooked flour can make you sick

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5 Smart Steps for Keeping Holiday Leftovers Safe and Delicious

Turn those big dinners into safe, yummy meals for later

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What Does that Gluten-Free Label Mean?

Learn who regulates the label and how much gluten these products can legally contain.

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7 Positive Things You Didn’t Know About Coffee

Get ready to brew a fresh pot.

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Alternatives to the “USDA Organic” Label: How Much Do They Mean?

From “Certified Naturally Grown” to “Non-GMO,” how to decipher natural food claims.

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How to Avoid Food Poisoning at Your Next Potluck

From casseroles to desserts, bring joy — not illness — to your potluck party.

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Your Chocolate May Contain Lead — But Should You Stop Eating It?

One advocacy group says levels in some products are unsafe, but chocolate companies disagree.

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Can a Vegan Diet Help Save the World?

A new study says more people going vegetarian or vegan would slash greenhouse emissions — and save lives.

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The FDA Wants Less Acrylamide in Our Food

French fries, potato chips and even your morning toast may contain this probable carcinogen.

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Half of What Americans Eat is “Ultra-Processed”

And those foods and drinks are pumping us full of added sugar.

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Can the Right Diet Help Protect You from Lead Poisoning?

The important role calcium, iron and vitamin C play.