When in the comfort of your home or backyard, it can be easy to forget about the importance of handling food safely. Many families do not practice proper food safety, a problem which makes them more vulnerable to food poisoning and more likely to need urgent care. Watch this video for some tips on staying safe with your food this summer.
Sicknesses caused by food-borne illnesses are often treated at walk-in clinics during the summertime. To help avoid getting sick this season, use separate cutting boards for raw meat and produce, keep your cold foods below 40ºF, and cook all meats to the proper temperatures before serving.
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