It is important for you to know and practice safe food handling behaviors to help reduce your risk of accidentally getting sick from contaminated food. When it comes to protecting yourself and your family from foodborne illness, one of your most effective tools is the kitchen refrigerator. This page includes information about refrigeration and other safe food handling practices to prevent foodborne illness.
Refrigeration & Safe Handling of Food
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