Disease Prevention And Control Articles
In summer months especially food preparation and handling require your attention to prevent illness.
Proper preparation and handling are critical to the prevention of food-borne illnesses. We have to be especially careful in the summer months when we do more outdoor eating and cooking. Be sure to store your food properly and handle it safely.
Also, be aware at food festivals that some vendors may not take the necessary precautions to store or handle food correctly so as to prevent the spread of food that is contaminated. Watch this video to get some tips for safe food handling and illness prevention.
US Food Safety Hotline Works to Prevent Food-Borne Illness