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Common food safety mistakes

(HealthDay News) -- Making sure food is safe isn't just good practice, it can keep you from getting sick.

Remember these suggestions:

  • Don't taste milk to see if it's gone bad.
  • Don't put cooked meat back on the same plate that held the meat when raw.
  • Don't wash meat, poultry or eggs.
  • Don't eat food that contains raw egg, including raw cookie dough.
  • Don't put marinade that was used on raw meat on cooked food.
  • Don't undercook meat, poultry or eggs.
  • Don't skip washing your hands thoroughly.

Attribution: -- Diana Kohnle


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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First published: 07/01/2013
Last updated: 07/01/2013