7 Ways to Prevent Food Poisoning ...

It’s summer, the time of year when more people go to the emergency room with symptoms of food poisoning. What a horrible way to end a barbeque or day at the beach, especially when most times, food poisoning can be prevented. Here’s my list of 7 ways to prevent food poisoning… read on!

1. Refrigerate!

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It’s important to keep anything with perishable ingredients in the fridge, but it’s also important to know when it’s time to put the hot leftovers away, too! Anything cold with mayonnaise or butter or other dairy needs to be well chilled constantly. And hot dishes need to cool to room temperature before they’re put in the fridge… and always, always, if you’re not sure the food’s been properly chilled, throw it away!

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