food safety

The Center for Disease Control and prevention estimates 48 million people get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne diseases each year in the United States.

Foodborne illness can be prevented by practicing food safety in food facilities, and by practicing food safety at home too. Foodborne illnesses can be prevented by incorporating the following Food Safety Basics.

 

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Food Safety Basics: The Core Four Practices

Right now, there may be an invisible enemy ready to strike. He’s called BAC (bacteria) and he can make people sick. In fact, even though consumers can’t see BAC – or smell him, or feel him – he and millions more like him may already be invading food products, kitchen surfaces, knives and other utensils. But you have the power to Fight BAC!® and to reduce your risk of foodborne illness. It’s as easy as following these core four Fight BAC! ®practices for food safety:

clean 1

separate 1

cook 1

chill 1

Fight Bac Links:


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Professional Food Services


For the Home


Food Safety For Kids


In an Emergency


Holidays And Other Events


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