Keep this Labor Day weekend safe with food tips

Labor Day is commonly celebrated as the last hurrah to summer!

It’s lots of fun activities and a chance to spend time with family and friends during the last long 3-day weekend of summer.

Friends, families and grilling make for a memorable holiday!

My fellow colleague Janice Hall, a regional food safety agent with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, reminds us to be aware of safe food handling practices.

“If we don’t handle and prepare foods in safe ways, we could make family, friends and ourselves sick,” said Hall. “Food that is handled, prepared or stored incorrectly can harbor bacteri...