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USDA Offers Food Safety Advice for Your Super Bowl Party

“As millions of Americans mark Super Bowl Sunday with friends and family, making it the second highest day of food consumption in the United States after Thanksgiving, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is offering some practical food safety tips to help prevent foodborne illnesses. ‘While football has the ‘two-minute’ warning, the world of food safety has the ‘two-hour’ rule,” said USDA Under Secretary for Food Safety Dr. Richard Raymond. “One of the biggest food safety mistakes people tend to make during these types of gatherings is that they let perishable food items sit out for far too long.'”