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Safe Picnic Preparation

By DuPage Medical Group

When the weather is nice, we all love to get outside more often. What better way to enjoy the warm weather than a family picnic? When planning your picnic there are a few things that you should consider about food packing, transportation, preparation and serving to avoid the risk of food poisoning. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, roughly 1 in 6 Americans gets food poisoning each year, of those 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die. Many of these cases could be avoided through better food safety practices.

Learn how to keep your food and family safe by reading our infographic: Safe Picnic Preparation. (click to open PDF or view below)

 

Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Health & Diet

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