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Food Safety

Food safety means knowing how to avoid the spread of bacteria when you’re buying, preparing, and storing food. Check out how to handle food safely to prevent foodborne illnesses. Why Food Safety Matters Food that hasn’t been prepared safely may contain bacteria like E. coli. Unsafe food can also spread...

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CDC Offers New Environmental Health Findings to Improve Food Safety in Restaurants

More than half of all foodborne illness outbreaks in the United States are associated with restaurants, delis, banquet facilities, schools and other institutions according to CDC’s Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks – United States, 1998-2008. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Environmental Health Specialists Network (EHS-Net) announces four new...

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