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Poisoning - safe handling, preparation, cooking, and
storage of food items.
in the tilt switch of an analog thermostat is OK. But mercury
in fish is bad! Just when you thought tuna (and
other fish) were safe! Arrrgh! Check out these links, and
tell 'em you've gone fishing!
Mercury In Fish
New! FDA's 2001 general
advisory on mercury in fish.
New! An FDA consumer advisory on mercury in fish.
New! EPA: Advice for
woman and children on mercury in fish.
New! EPA: Advice on Eating Locally Caught
New! EPA: Fact Sheet Summarizing
New! EPA: Brochure: Should I Eat
the Fish I Catch? Revealing
two-page brochure with some surprising (depressing?)
advice! In PDF format.
So you're having turkey. Then see Is pink turkey meat
safe? and find out
everything you've always wanted to know about turkey, but
were afraid to ask!
Ok. You've stuffed your face. You've loosened your belt.
You can barely move. You swore at your last meal that you
would not eat that much again, yet here
you are, so full you don't even want to look
at food. But what about those leftovers?
Get some tips in Safe Handling
of Complete Meals To Go.
E. Coli, Salmonella, Listeria
You go out to eat in a restaurant. You bring home take
out. You cook at home. You reheat leftovers. You make
sandwiches with deli meats and cheeses. Whatever you do,
there are food borne bugs (bacteria) you will want to
avoid. Follow the links below to learn more about, and
how to avoid, these uninvited guests.
Undercooked chicken. Undercooked eggs. Undercooked ground
beef. Unpasteurized milk. Contaminated alfalfa, bean
sprouts, hot dogs, deli meat, cheese, or drinking water.
Can E. Coli, Salmonella, or Listeria be far behind?
Undercooked or raw eggs and Salmonella enteritidis.
Found primarily in ground beef, E. coli can have
deadly consequences, particularly for children. A must
read for parents!
Here's a look at Listeriosis, caused by the
bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Listeriosis can be
particularly dangerous for pregnant women.
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