Thanksgiving is a huge culinary undertaking which takes patience, skill, planning – and adherence to some basic food safety practices.
Chefs should remember that a safe meal is just as important as a delicious one and when preparing Thanksgiving for family and friends this year, stick to the food safety basics: clean, separate, cook and chill. Read More.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, food borne illness affects 48 million Americans, causes 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths annually. Everyone is at risk, but those more likely to become very sick from a food borne illness are the elderly, children, individuals with a weakened immune system, and pregnant women. Read More.
To stay avoid food related illnesses and stay safe this season, the USDA recommends the following https://www.foodsafety.gov/keep/events/thanksgiving/ tips:
When consuming leftover Thanksgiving food:
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