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Prevent Food Poisoning!

The Center for Disease Control estimates that each year 48 million people get sick from foodborne illnesses (food poisoning), 128,000 are hospitalized and 3000 die.  Common symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, and diarrhea.  Symptoms can sometimes be severe, and some can even be life-threatening.  Learn the four simple food safety steps to lower your chance of food poisoning and protect yourself and loved ones:

    Clean:  Wash your hands and surfaces often. Separate:  Don't cross-contaminate. Cook:  To the right temperature. Chill:  Refrigerate promptly.

Charts:

https://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/keep-food-safe.html

https://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/foodborne-germs.html

 

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