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We’ve had a pretty good summer so far—for the first time in three years, food poisoning hasn’t dominated the headlines. But it’s still early, and a big picnic holiday is coming up. Here’s how to host a healthy and safe Independence Day. Start With Hand Washing: The vast majority of foodborne illness can be prevented […]

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Happy Memorial Day! The pools are open now, and chances are you’re celebrating a summer cook-off with a barbecue. So here’s how to have a healthier day: -Keep track of food recalls. There’s already been a ground beef recall, so be sure to check what you’ve got before through burgers on the grill. Fruit is […]

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You’ve probably seen headlines about the various outbreaks of foodborne illness this summer—some of them are pretty scary (or at least really, really, gross). So, here’s the basics on avoiding these outbreaks (which seem to happen every summer)!: -Wash your fruit. This means skipping the party tray and making one yourself. Wash the outside, then […]

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