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Being home for the holidays will not be possible this year for many American armed forces. The next best thing may be receiving greetings and gifts of food items. It’s important to mail food gifts that are not perishable, can tolerate a range of temperatures, and won’t break with rough handling.
The second meeting of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, originally scheduled for October 3-4, 2013, is being planned for January 13–14, 2014.
Looking for Help or Cooking Advice this Holiday Season? USDA Invites You to 'Ask Karen' to Your Holiday Meal
With all the preparation that goes into a holiday feast, many hosts could use an extra assistant to make sure everything goes as planned. Throughout this holiday season, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is offering help through the “Ask Karen” food safety app and the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline (1-888-MPHotline).