Keep food safe during holiday weekend

In wake of recent E. coli illnesses and the ground beef recall by Wolverine Packing Company in Detroit, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson urges residents to practice food safety this Memorial Day Weekend and all summer long. Whether at a picnic, outdoor event or grilling at home, the following tips from the county‚Äôs Health Division on preparing, storing and cooking food will help protect individuals from foodborne illnesses. Cook meats to a safe internal temperature - Use a meat … [Read more...]