Food safety is making sure you handle, store and cook food properly to prevent food poisoning. It's also knowing what to look for — and what to look out for — when you're dining out.
Chances are you've experienced food poisoning symptoms at some point in your life. If you were lucky, the case was mild and ran its course in a day or two. Foodborne illness can lead to severe dehydration, anemia and even death. Children, seniors, pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems are especially vulnerable to food poisoning.
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