City of Milwaukee Food Safety

City of Milwaukee Food Safety The Division of Consumer Environmental Health (CEH) protects the health, safety, and consumer rights of those who live, work, or visit in Milwaukee.
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Tips for Meal Kit and Food Delivery Safety
11/12/2020
Meal Kit Safety

Tips for Meal Kit and Food Delivery Safety

Get tips for handling food deliveries and meal kits safely to prevent food poisoning.

#handwashing
09/08/2020

#handwashing

Your delicious recipe starts with clean hands! Before you get to work in the kitchen, wash your hands with soap and water!

More info: StoryofYourDinner.org #StoryofYourDinner #foodsafety #handwashing #NFSEM"

#FoodSafetyMonth #safecookingtemperatures
09/08/2020

#FoodSafetyMonth #safecookingtemperatures

Celebra el Mes de la Educación sobre la Seguridad de los Alimentos comprando un termómetro de alimentos y usándolo para asegurarte de que la carne llegue a una temperatura interna lo suficientemente alta para matar los microbios.
✔️ 160 °F para las carnes molidas
✔️ 165 °F para todo tipo de aves, incluida la carne molida de pollo y de pavo
✔️ 145 °F para carnes enteras (luego deja que la carne repose 3 minutos antes de cortarla o comerla)
Infórmate más sobre las temperaturas seguras de cocción: http://go.usa.gov/xVp4X

#FoodSafetyMonth
09/08/2020

#FoodSafetyMonth

Hanging on to those leftovers from the weekend? Consider eating or freezing them soon! Leftovers are only safe for up to 4 days in the fridge. After that they should be frozen or thrown away.

Pro tip: leftovers are actually safe in the freezer indefinitely, but they may get dry and less tasty.

09/08/2020

Recognizing recent health establishments who have received the City of Milwaukee Seal for Excellence for no violations for the month of August 2020:

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT- S 5TH ST, SNR 05 INC- N 60TH ST, TACO BELL #31027- W HOLT AVE, BUCKSHOTS BAR- S 13TH ST, WHO'S ON THIRD, MILWAUKEES PUB- N OLD WORLD THIRD ST., BURLEIGH MARATHON-W BURLEIGH ST, THIRD STREET TAVERN- N OLD WORLD THIRD ST., ACE MARKET- W CENTER ST, CAPITOL OASIS- W CAPITOL, QDOBA MEXICAN EATS- E BRADY, SEVEN STAR LIQUOR- W FOREST HOME AVE

#MKEHealth
09/06/2020

#MKEHealth

Keep being vigilant, Milwaukee. Enjoy your Labor Day weekend, but remember that COVID-19 doesn’t take a vacation.

#foodsafety
09/06/2020

#foodsafety

Will you be grilling like a PRO this weekend? Use your food thermometer to make sure your family and guest enjoy a safe meal. #LaborDay

P – place the thermometer
R – read the temp
O – off the grill
Happy grilling!

#foodsafety
09/06/2020

#foodsafety

⚠️ If you’re hosting the #LaborDay Weekend party, don’t get caught in the #DangerZone!! Discard foods left out for more than 2 hours and if it's really hot out (above 90°F) don’t leave out for more than one hour.

#handwashing #foodsafety
09/03/2020

#handwashing #foodsafety

Did you know that handwashing is just as important to prevent food poisoning as it is to prevent other forms of illness? Make sure you follow the 5 steps to proper handwashing to protect your family from bad germs that can get you sick. #FoodSafety

Russ Davis Wholesale Recalls Peaches and Peach Salsa Because of Possible Health Risk
09/01/2020
Russ Davis Wholesale Recalls Peaches and Peach Salsa Because of Possible Health Risk

Russ Davis Wholesale Recalls Peaches and Peach Salsa Because of Possible Health Risk

Russ Davis Wholesale (RDW) is recalling Peach Salsa under the Crazy Fresh and Quick & Easy brands in an abundance of caution due to possible contamination with Salmonella. Salmonella may cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened

Schaws Sauce Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy and Anchovies in Schaws Sweet and Sassy Gourmet Barbecue and Basting...
09/01/2020
Schaws Sauce Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy and Anchovies in Schaws Sweet and Sassy Gourmet Barbecue and Basting Sauce and Schaws Sweet with Heat Barbecue and Basting Sauce

Schaws Sauce Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy and Anchovies in Schaws Sweet and Sassy Gourmet Barbecue and Basting Sauce and Schaws Sweet with Heat Barbecue and Basting Sauce

Schaws Sauce of Iron River, Michigan is recalling two flavors of barbecue sauces, because the products contain undeclared Soy and Anchovies. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Soy or Anchovies run the risk of serious life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

B&G Foods Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in a Limited Number of Boxes of Back to Nature® Organic Rose...
09/01/2020
B&G Foods Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in a Limited Number of Boxes of Back to Nature® Organic Rosemary & Olive Oil Stoneground Wheat Crackers

B&G Foods Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in a Limited Number of Boxes of Back to Nature® Organic Rosemary & Olive Oil Stoneground Wheat Crackers

B&G Foods announced today it is voluntarily recalling 1,502 cases of a single date code of 6 oz. Back to Nature Organic Rosemary & Olive Oil Stoneground Wheat Crackers, with a “best by” date of APR 07 2021, after learning that the product may contain undeclared milk ingredients.

TreeHouse Foods Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain Signature Select Granola Bars
09/01/2020
TreeHouse Foods Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain Signature Select Granola Bars

TreeHouse Foods Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain Signature Select Granola Bars

This recall is being conducted because the outer carton indicates that the product is Chocolate Chip variety, while some of the individually-wrapped product contained in the carton may be Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip variety. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk

08/31/2020
FoodSafety.gov

FoodSafety.gov

People that wash chicken always tell us they do a “really good job at cleaning after.” Our results showed…that’s not true. 76% of participants who washed or rinsed chicken in a recent study did not attempt to clean & sanitize the sink after doing so. #Dontwashchicken #Foodsafety

FoodSafety.gov
08/27/2020

FoodSafety.gov

If you're in the path of Hurricane #Laura, here are quick tips to remember ahead of possible power outagesDownwards arrow
1. Keep fridge & freezer doors closed.
2. Food in fridge is safe for up to 4 hours.
3. Food in freezer is safe for up to 48 hours (if full).

CDC en Español
08/27/2020

CDC en Español

¿Estás en el trayecto de Huracán Laura? Prepárate para mantener los alimentos perecederos a temperaturas seguras. Ten a mano una neverita portátil y paquetes de gel congelados para mantener los alimentos fríos en caso de que los tengas que sacar del refrigerador. Más consejos sobre la seguridad de los alimentos durante los apagones: https://bit.ly/3jc9eX0

CDC en Español
08/25/2020

CDC en Español

¿Sabías? Ponerte una mascarilla cuando estés en sitios públicos puede ayudar a proteger a los demás y desacelerar la propagación del COVID-19. La mascarilla debe cubrirte la nariz Y la boca. Aprende cómo ponerte la mascarilla correctamente. https://bit.ly/2Fk6nww

FoodSafety.gov
08/25/2020

FoodSafety.gov

With your kids back in school, don’t let #foodpoisoning keep your child from learning. Take the time to plan and prepare your children’s lunch meals safely. https://go.usa.gov/xGc2u #BacktoSchool

08/25/2020
CBS 58

#MKEHealth

Live: Milwaukee County officials share COVID-19 update Aug. 25

FoodSafety.gov
08/22/2020

FoodSafety.gov

⚠️ Attention Shoppers! Read the date label before buying your foods so you how long to store them! #FoodSafety

#listeria #foodsafety
08/19/2020

#listeria #foodsafety

Expecting parents, do you know Listeria can grow in the fridge? It’s important for #pregnantwomen to reheat deli meats until steaming hot or 165°F, in order to protect their unborn child from this illness. #maternalhealth

CDC
08/19/2020

CDC

Salmonella Outbreak Update: Now 869 people sick in 47 states.
Several grocery stores and other companies have recalled onions or food made with recalled onions, including cheese dips, cheese spreads, and salsas.
Check your homes for recalled onions or foods made with them. If you don’t know where your onions are from, don’t eat them. Throw them away. More info: https://bit.ly/2XDxQ2u.

FoodSafety.gov
08/19/2020

FoodSafety.gov

If you lost power from the #heatwave, your family’s food may have been affected. Avoid foodborne illness by knowing what to keep and what to toss in your fridge #FoodSafety

#Recall
08/19/2020
Urgent Onion Recall Notification

#Recall

HelloFresh has been informed by one of its ingredient suppliers that it is conducting a voluntary recall of its onions due to the potential presence of salmonella bacteria. Please discard all onions received from May 8 through July 31, 2020.

#foodsafety #backtoschool
08/18/2020

#foodsafety #backtoschool

Whether your student is going back to school or distance learning this year, it’s important to remember #foodsafety and protect your student from foodborne illness #BacktoSchool. https://go.usa.gov/xfzxA

#recall
08/17/2020
Kroger Mid-Atlantic Recalls Cheese Dips Because of Possible Health Risk

#recall

Kroger Mid-Atlantic is recalling cheese dips sold at stores located in Virginia, West Virginia and the eastern portions of Tennessee (Johnson City/Kingsport), Kentucky (Ashland) and Ohio (Belpre/Marietta/Proctorville) because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella

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City of Milwaukee Food Safety

The Division of Consumer Environmental Health (CEH) protects the health, safety, and consumer rights of those who live, work, or visit in Milwaukee. By conducting inspections of food service establishments and events, tattoo and body art facilities, and establishments that sell items by weight, the Division promotes safe practices, prevents the potential spread of disease, and assures that consumers receive the amount of goods they pay for. The Food Inspection Program conducts annual and periodic inspections of food service establishments, mobile vendors, and temporary events. Specialists also train food service managers, provide food safety consultations, review plans and conduct pre-occupancy inspections, and develop policies to support food safety.

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