It is estimated that every year about 76 million people in the United States become ill from pathogens in food; of these, about 5.000 die.
This may sound like pretty scary statistics, but there are simple steps you can take to keep you and your family safe from these foodborne pathogens.
In the Cook Safely section you will find information about the basics of the most common foodborne illnesses. Read about signs and symptoms of the illnesses as well as what populations are the most at risk. Finally, you will find easy tips on how to keep you and your family's food safe from pathogens.
Food safety is something you have complete control over. Together let's reduce the amount of pathogens in our food!