Beef, barbecue and burgers: Cooking safely

May is a big month: It’s Hamburger Month, Beef Month and Barbecue Month (and not to mention Chocolate Custard Month, Salsa Month and Egg Month).

With so many foods to celebrate this month, especially burgers and barbecue, we figure it’s a good time to recap some grilling safety facts:

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Planning a BBQ this weekend? Read this first.

Memorial Day is almost here and that means many people are getting ready to head outside to soak up the sun with cookouts. However, warmer weather also increases the risk of foodborne illness. That is why the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is reminding families to take extra care […]

FSIS releases mechanically tenderized beef labeling rule

Just in time for the summer grilling season, new labeling requirements for mechanically tenderized beef roasts and steaks went into effect earlier this week and aim to make meat prepared in this fashion safer for consumers to eat.

Under this rule, these products (about 6.2 billion servings annually) must bear labels that state that they […]

Super Bowl 50: Sunday funday food safety

The countdown to Super Bowl 50 – also known as the “Golden Super Bowl” – is on! With only a few days left to plan your game day menu, Neogen has created the below infographic to help remind you of some important food safety measures to keep in mind during your football inspired Sunday funday.

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Infographic: National Food Safety Education Month

September is National Food Safety Education Month and Neogen would like to remind you about safe food refrigeration. Take a look at the infographic below and share it with your friends!

Safety tips: Fourth of July and your four-legged friends

If your pet had to pick a favorite time of year, it probably wouldn’t be July. This is because fireworks can be a very traumatic experience that causes them to bolt in fear. In fact, a recent article states, there is a 30% increase in pets reported lost during the week surrounding the Fourth of […]

Science: Use therMOMeter to keep dad safe on Sunday

With Father’s Day around the corner, many will see charcoal smoke wafting through their neighborhoods as families come together around the grill in celebration of dad. However, grilling outdoors doesn’t mean food safety rules stay inside, Carla Haley-Hadley, Miller County extension agent for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, said in a recent […]