Insights & Actions for Healthy Living
Senior Farmers’ Markets Bring Nutrition to Those in Need

Senior Farmers’ Markets Bring Nutrition to Those in Need

The increasing level of hunger and food insecurity among seniors across the nation is a concern for many. Connecting seniors with fresh fruits and vegetables to improve their health can often be a difficult task. Many seniors don’t realize there are benefits available to them, while some who do know don’t take advantage of those… Continue Reading

Detective Foodsafe® Advocates for Food Safety Tips in Recipes

Detective Foodsafe® Advocates for Food Safety Tips in Recipes

Food safety has become a concern for many people as the number of food recalls and contaminated foods found in supermarkets and restaurants seems to grow daily. Detective Foodsafe® knows that when we cook in our own kitchen, we are still susceptible to foodborne illness preparing food for ourselves and our families. Learning about how… Continue Reading

Healthy Handwashing Tips from Detective Foodsafe®

Healthy Handwashing Tips from Detective Foodsafe®

Washing our hands –  we tend to take this simple procedure for granted but realize frequent and thorough handwashing is important. Tell the truth, how many of you watch food handlers when they are in the restroom with you to see if they really wash their hands before they go back to the food prep… Continue Reading

Kids in the Garden – Fun and Learning for All Ages!

Kids in the Garden – Fun and Learning for All Ages!

It is time to dig in the dirt and invite the kids to join the fun! Spring planting time has come! Parents and children are turning the ground, deciding on their favorite plants and getting the food growing. There are so many benefits for involving kids in the garden not just at school but at home… Continue Reading

Cleaning Techniques – What Should You Use for Food Safety

Cleaning Techniques – What Should You Use for Food Safety

One of the basic tenets of food safety, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS), is to clean. The fundamentals of food safety are  Clean   Separate   Cook   Chill It may seem as though cleaning the kitchen is fairly straightforward, but in reality there are many considerations to prevent foodborne… Continue Reading

Kitchen Updates for Food Safety — Detective Foodsafe® Tips

Kitchen Updates for Food Safety — Detective Foodsafe® Tips

Detective Foodsafe® doesn’t just help local restaurants with food safety violations but also is very concerned about what might be lurking in our kitchens at home. There are many things we can do to make our home food preparation safer for everyone who eats the food prepared there. Storing, handling and cooking food at home in… Continue Reading