Redesigned site is hallmark of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and ConAgra Foods' Home Food Safety Program
Jan. 8, 2013
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The redesigned
has been launched by the Home Food Safety program – a collaboration between the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and ConAgra Foods. The redesign features improved navigation that highlights simple steps to reduce people's risk of food poisoning in the home, as well as a new
"It's extremely important to keep food safety in mind, especially when one in six people is sickened by food poisoning every year in the U.S.," said registered dietitian and Academy Spokesperson Marisa Moore. "You can reduce your risk of food poisoning and keep your food and family safe with simple steps from the Home Food Safety program, and the newly redesigned HomeFoodSafety.org."
The site features new articles, tips and downloadable tools organized in four simple safety steps to reduce your risk of food poisoning:
- WASH : Wash hands often
- SEPARATE : Keep raw foods and ready-to-eat foods separate
- COOK : Cook to proper temperatures
- REFRIGERATE : Refrigerate promptly at 40 degrees or below.
"Safe food handling in the home is extremely important, especially for those who may be more vulnerable to food poisoning, including older adults, infants, young children and pregnant women," said
Barbara J. Ivens
, MS, RD, FADA, senior nutrition director at ConAgra Foods. "HomeFoodSafety.org offers Americans the tools they need to help reduce the risk of food poisoning in the home."
New Features: RD Recipes and Is My Food Safe? App
The redesigned site also features the new RD Recipes video series – tasty recipes designed with the food and nutrition expertise of a registered dietitian.