Sidestep Food Poisoning

November 2004
Scholastic Parent & Child;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p79
The article presents information on some of the tips of preventing food poisoning. About 76 million Americans get a food-borne illness every year, according to the American Medical Association, and 5,000 die from contaminated food. Thoroughly cook meat and wash vegetables before eating. Raw or undercooked beef and poultry. One should avoid eating raw eggs classic Caesar salad dressing or consuming unpasteurized dairy. Raw or partially cooked meat-especially pork, lamb, and venison. One should cook all meat until no longer pink in the center and juices run clear.


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