Food & Cooking
This booklet tells you what to do at each step in food handling — from shopping through storing leftovers — to avoid food-borne illness.
Never had food-borne illness? Perhaps you have, but thought you were sick with the flu. Some 76 million Americans could suffer from food-borne illness each year.
Why? Because under the right conditions, bacteria that you can’t see, smell or taste can make you sick.
It doesn’t have to happen. Many such cases could be avoided if people just handled food properly. So here’s what to do...
"PB1420 A Quick Consumer Guide to Safe Food Handling," The University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service, 05-0270 PB1420-10M-2/05 (Rep) E12-5315-00-024-05, http://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_agexfood/2