Two family on Independence Day

Source: M_a_y_a / Getty

Summer heat makes the basics of food safety especially important.  Eating outdoors in warm weather presents a food safety challenge, as bacteria in food multiplies faster at temperatures between 40°F and 140°F.

Mother and children celebrating 4th of July

Source: kali9 / Getty

Check out the video below of steps you as a consumer can take to keep your family and friends from becoming ill this Independence holiday and all summer long!


Happy & Safe 4th!