Thursday, June 4, 2009

Food safety tips for the summer

Summer is here (at least in Atlanta), and with summer brings picnics, BBQs, and lots of other fun outdoor socializing. A peril that comes with such socializing, however, is foodborne illness. In order to avoid getting sick, try these tips from And if you have some spare time, check out this food safety crossword puzzle! And here's some information courtesy of Food Safety Education Month (which is in September).
  • Clean: Wash hands & surfaces often.
  • Separate: Don't cross-contaminate.
  • Cook: Cook to proper temperature.
  • Chill: Refrigerate promptly.

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