Tis’ the season for outside BBQs, family reunions, picnics, camping trips, etc. When preparing a meal for family and friends, think about how each food item is being prepared. Many variables can contribute to food-borne illness, ways to reduce the risk include:

  • Proper Handwashing
  • Safe Storage (Refrigerate or Freeze)
  • Avoid Cross-Contamination
  • Proper Food Temperatures (Food Danger Zone: 41°F-135°F)

Listen to Kendrik, an Environmental Health Scientist, as she reminds us all of what we can do to stay healthy this summer!