Handling food safely


You may be surprised to learn that 60 percent of the cases of foodborne illness originate in home kitchens!

You need not worry, however. From the grocery store to your table, here are some simple precautions you can take to keep food safe:

  1. Safe handling basics
  2. Safe handling of dairy, cheese and eggs
  3. Safe seafood
  4. Serving prepared foods safely
  5. Cooking guidelines
  6. Choosing safe cookware

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