7 foods most likely to make you sick
The Problem: Salmonella
Safety Tips: Avoid eating raw eggs and cook all eggs thoroughly before eating. It's also important to wash your hands after handling an egg, as well as all surfaces the egg has touched.
Safety Tips: The best way to protect yourself from dirty veggies is to wash them thoroughly and cook them whenever possible.
The Problem: Many fruits, even ones like cantaloupe, have been recalled recently.
Safety Tips: Even a fruit with an outer rind should be washed before slicing to avoid dragging pathogens across the entire length of the fruit.
The Problem: One common reason issue is vibrio contamination, a pathogen related to the bacteria that cause cholera. Fish can also be recalled due to high mercury concentrations.
Safety Tips: Limit consumption and always cook fish.
Safety Tips: Experts have stressed how important it is to refrigerate meat to 40 degrees or below until right before cooking it. That includes outdoor picnics and barbecues.
Nuts and seeds
The problem: More commonly, the culprit in nuts and seeds is salmonella.
Safety Tips: Whenever possible eat roasted versus raw nuts, and keep up to date on recalls.
The Problem: Dog food recalls for salmonella outbreaks are fairly common. Ditto for cat food.
Safety Tips: Since your furry friend can't speak up to describe his symptoms, be sure to stay up to date on all recalls. These are listed on the FDA website.
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A winter storm rolled into Indiana late Thursday night and early Friday morning as snowfall totals began to pile up across central and southern Indiana.
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