There are 48 million people in the United States alone who get sick from food poisoning every year. The majority of these cases come from meat, poultry, dairy products and eggs, which are all used in preparing meals for the festivities.
There are so many myths about food poisoning that some of us may not know the explanation behind them or if they are actually true. Cathy Moir talks about it on The Conversation, posted on Daily Mail:
You CAN thaw and refreeze meat – but DON’T rely on the sniff test: Expert busts common safety myths to help you avoid food poisoning
It’s that time of year when the fridge is fully stocked, the heat’s turned up high and the danger of food poisoning is ever present. So what is the best way to avoid it? Should you wash meat before cooking it? And it safe to re-freeze? Read more…
These myths about food poisoning might have been some of the reasons why the cases continue to rise. Now that they have been debunked, hopefully, people will be more cautious about how they prepare raw products.
We just won’t know when different types of bacteria will attack our body, so it’s always best to keep food and everything that’s near to it clean, such as the utensils, container, even the whole kitchen. Common symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and abdominal pain that can last for up to weeks.
from NUTRITIONCLUB http://nutritionclub.ca/safety-myths-about-food-poisoning-busted/
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