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Food Safety Research Guide

Resources for research related to food safety

Ask Karen!

From the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service:

Ask Karen provides 24/7 virtual assistance and tips on preventing foodborne illness, safe food handling and storage, and safe preparation of meat, poultry, and egg products. Mobile Ask Karen has all the same features as Ask Karen from your desktop or laptop. You can get answers to your food safety questions while at the grocery store, farmers market, in your kitchen, or while at your barbecue grill.

Using your Android or iOS device, you can chat live with a food safety expert on weekdays between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. EST, and the app provides the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline number (1-888-MPHotline) in case you want to speak to someone directly.

Click on one of the following options - Mobile Web, iOS, Android

Is My Food Safe?

Is My Food Safe?

Aimed at consumers. Is my burger done yet? Are my leftovers still safe to eat? This ad-free app features:

  • IS IT DONE YET?
    Check the safe internal cooking temperatures for meats and more.
  • TIME TO TOSS?
    Learn essential information on how long you can keep those leftovers.
  • QUIZ: IS MY KITCHEN SAFE?
    Test your knowledge of kitchen safety and see what grade your kitchen receives.
  • ASK AN EXPERT.
    Find out more about food safety from registered dietitians—the food and nutrition experts.

Is My Food Safe? is brought to you by the Home Food Safety program, and collaboration between the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and ConAgra Foods. Learn more at www.HomeFoodSafety.org/app.

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