4 Summer Food Safety Tips
As the weather heats up, follow these tips for proper food handling.
Picnics, backyard barbecues, beach cookouts—dining al fresco is one of summer’s best perks. But it’s easy to forget that as the temperature rises, so does your chance of getting sick from contaminated food. Bacteria thrive in warmer conditions and people are cooking outdoors frequently—away from sinks, refrigerators, and kitchen thermometers.
What can you do to avoid the unpleasant experience of food poisoning this summer?