Keep Foodborne Illness from Spoiling Holiday Parties

Date of Publication
February 16, 2022
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During the holidays, people gather with family and friends and enjoy special foods. Whether it is New Year's Day or Thanksgiving, this publication describes how to keep your holiday festivities memorable-not miserable-by following the FightBAC TM basics of food safety: clean, separate, cook, and chill. By preparing and storing your foods safely, you can keep germs from crashing your holiday parties and help keep yourself, your family, and your guests from getting sick. This factsheet also includes a recipe for homemade eggnog. (2 pages)

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