Many of us will be grilling this July 4th holiday weekend, therefore, it’s a good time for some reminders about how to protect yourself and your family from food-borne illness.
According to a report in HealthDay News, “Harmful bacteria multiply faster during warmer weather, making food-borne illness even more of a threat during the summer grilling season.”
The Food Safety website suggests these techniques to reduce the risk of food-related illness:
Also, when you put the food on the grill, be sure to wash the plate or tray on which the raw food rested BEFORE using it to carry the cooked food to the table or kitchen.
So, have a happy and safe holiday!