food safety

Outdoor Food and Grilling Safety

Written by UConn Dietetics Student Sarah Anderson As the days get longer and the warmer weather is approaching, grilling and outdoor dining is right around the corner! Food safety is especially important when considering the warmer temperatures which provide an ideal environment for bacteria to grow. It is key to keep food out of the […]

Sell By, Use By, Best If Used By: What Do All These Terms Mean?

Article by Amanda Koss, UConn Dietetics Student  As you make your way through the grocery store, you will find food packages labeled with terms and dates like these: “sell by”, “use by”, and “best if used by.”  It can be confusing to know what each one means, but not impossible! Understanding these dates on packages […]