To avoid food poisoning --
TIPS FOR COOKING OR PREPARING FOOD:
TIPS FOR STORING FOOD:
ADDITIONAL TIPS FOR PREVENTING FOOD POISONING:
TIPS FOR EATING OUT SAFELY:
TIPS FOR TRAVELING WHERE CONTAMINATION IS COMMON:
If you become sick after eating and other people may have eaten the same food, let them know. If you think the food was contaminated when you bought it from a store or restaurant, tell the store or restaurant and your local health department.
For more detailed information please see Food - hygiene and sanitation or see the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Pigott DC. Foodborne Illness. Emerg Med Clin North Am. May 2008;26(2).
Sodha SV, Griffin PM, Hughes JM. Foodborne disease. In: Mandell GL, Bennett JE, Dolin R, eds. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone; 2009:chap 99.
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