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Declare Your Independence from Foodborne Illness

Posted by Jesus Garcia, Public Affairs Specialist, Food Safety Education Staff in

Health and Safety

Jul 01, 2021

This Fourth of July, join the revolution against foodborne illness. Summer’s rising temperatures make picnics a playground for bacteria as families prepare, cook, and eat food outside. Here are some tips to keep you safe:

Pledge Allegiance to Cleanliness

Wash your hands before and after you handle food:

  1. Wet your hands with clean, running water, turn off the tap and apply soap.
  2. Lather your hands by rubbing them together with soap. Lather the backs of your hands, between your fingers and under
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