Ready for the Super Bowl? Game Day Tips for Food Safety! #Foodies

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Are you planning for Super Bowl Sunday? Game Day equals entertaining and serving food. What are your must-have Super Bowl foods? Do you cook or do take-out? Entertaining is fun but, you might not often think about things like food safety! I used to work for restaurants and coffee shops. I know you are in-visioning a cute apron but, really I was Food Safety Certified and even worked in conjunction with the health department. But, you don’t have to be  food certified on game day or anytime you are entertaining  to be food safe. Use these safe eating tips to reduce food poisoning and unhealthy bacteria growth on game day!

Let me share some food safety tips with you today straight from Sarah Peppel on behalf of the USDA.

Disclosure: I was given information to share all opinions are my own I will receive a small non monetary compensation in return for sharing these food safety tips.  

Football USDA Image Four Steps to Food Safety

When planning your game menu, it’s important to remember that Super Bowl parties often involve finger foods, a lot of people sharing communal dishes and treats that are left out for long period of time—all which can be a recipe for disaster. The Food Safe Families campaign is offering tips on to help you throw a winning Super Bowl Party. highlights the FOUR SIMPLE STEPS TO FOOD SAFETY:

  • Clean
  • Separate
  • Cook
  • Chill

These basic actions include cleaning the food well, keeping potential contaminates separated, cooking meats thoroughly and chilling uneaten portions.

We also have two special guests who are partnering with the USDA and the Ad Council’s Food Safe Families campaign to remind you to make food safety a big priority on game day!

First, Rebel Chef Terry French, winner of Food Network’s Extreme Chef and Owner of Culinary Dreams is turning up the heat with recipes he’s learned from his travels around the world. No matter where his travels take him, he is always in search of adventure and the best ingredients available to create the most daring and passionate culinary experiences and to do it safely.

Martie Duncan of and Season 8 of Food Network Star is also here to remind you to make food safety a big priority on game day!

Martie Duncan created a wonderful Super Bowl Food Safety Video you can see here that highlights all the important ways to keep out of foodborne illness troubles:

Don’t forget; Use these safe eating tips to reduce food poisoning and unhealthy bacteria growth! Keep yourself and your guests food safe! Nobody wants to be trampled by food poisoning. Remember to use: to help you throw a winning Super Bowl Party. 

Do you entertain or just watch at home with family?

Now before you head out go grab some game day recipes and enter this Super Bowl and Chili Party Giveaway

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  1. These are great tips. We normally have a pizza that we pick up and chips. Nothing major. Will keep these tips in mind, though. Definitely don’t want to be sick during Super Bowl time.

    1. Hi Sharon, Keeping it simple is good. I loved her tip about the two hour rule in the video and icing a dish for dips. Thanks for dropping in and reading. Have a fun Super Bowl Sunday!

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