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How to Lower the Risk of Foodborne Illness

Gourmandize Logo By Mariah Phillips-Gallo of Gourmandize | Slide 1 of 14: Large scale outbreaks of foodborne illness are on the rise. Food poisoning is the result of ingesting bacteria or toxins, and symptoms can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 72 hours to present themselves. Our food is traveling longer to get to us, which means it's being handled by more people and the risk of contamination is higher. By reviewing good food safety practices, we ensure that we can enjoy the foods we love without sacrificing our health. 

Foodborne Illness

Large scale outbreaks of foodborne illness are on the rise. Food poisoning is the result of ingesting bacteria or toxins, and symptoms can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 72 hours to present themselves. Our food is traveling longer to get to us, which means it's being handled by more people and the risk of contamination is higher. By reviewing good food safety practices, we ensure that we can enjoy the foods we love without sacrificing our health. 

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