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New Year’s Resolution: Keep Food Safe to Eat

picture of salmonella

Bacteria, like this salmonella, multiplies quickly between 41 and 135 degrees F.

Eating contaminated food can cause anything from simple stomach ache to a life-threatening condition. Consumer Reports recently revealed a sobering fact that 48 million Americans get sick each year from eating tainted food. Fortunately, families can protect themselves by resolving to handle food carefully in the kitchen. Here are a few things you can do as the new year begins: Continue reading