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Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:
– Hurricanes and storms can cause power outages and lead to food safety concerns.
– Protect your food by being prepared.
– Place a thermometer in your fridge and freezer.
– Plan ahead by preparing coolers and knowing where dry ice and block ice suppliers are.

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Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:
– UK Food Standard Agency has recently reported the results of a study demonstrating spray of bacteria up to 3 feet from the kitchen sink after poultry was washed.
– Clean and sanitize utensils and work surfaces after preparing raw poultry.
– Wash and dry hands after handling and preparing poultry as well as following dishwashing.

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Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:
– The outbreak has resulted in 37 confirmed cases, 50 suspected cases and 8 hospitalization.
– Reunions moved following kitchen closure.
– Food handlers can transmit Salmonella without even showing symptoms.
– Only 3% of salmonellosis cases are officially reported.

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Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:
– Clusters of E. coli O145 illnesses in the North East and Midwest 60 ill in Michigan, New York and Ohio.
– Freshway Foods of Sydney, Ohio is voluntarily recalling products containing romaine lettuce with a use by date of May 12 or earlier because they may be contaminated with E. coli O145.
– The products were sold under the Freshway brand and Imperial Sysco brand.

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Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:
– Source of outbreak is still unknown; hygiene, cross-contamination and food all potential factors
– 4-year-old Ronan Wilson’s symptoms  included vomit and feces red with blood, lungs filling with liquid and brain swelling
– 13 cases of E. coli O157:H7 were confirmed with some individuals showing no symptoms
– Practice good hygiene, especially food handlers who also care for children (including handwashing after handling diapers).

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Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:

-Clean and sanitize utensils and work surfaces after preparing raw turkey for roasting.
-Wash your hands after getting the turkey ready.
-Cook your turkey to an internal temperature of 165°F.

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Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:

– Outbreak linked to shellfish, made worse by ill staff
– Fat Duck’s poor food safety practices may have led to further contamination
– Several weaknesses in procedures at the restaurant may have contributed to ongoing transmission including delayed response to the incident and ill staff members

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Food safety infosheet highlights:

-In February 2009 a Spokane woman and two young children were sickened by botulism from improperly canned green beans from a home garden.
-Use a pressure canner and follow a tested recipe to safely preserve beans.
-Clostridium botulinum spores are common in soil. The spores can be heat activated and turn into cells. The growing cells create a toxin leading to botulism in oxygen-free canned foods.

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Food safety infosheet highlights:

-Albertsons shoppers may have been exposed to virus between April 6 and April 21, 2009.

-Infected food handler in the produce department may have passed on the virus.

-Transmission of Hepatitis A happens through the fecal-oral route. -Virus-containing poop remaining on hands after using the toilet is a risk.  


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Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:

-Holiday turkey meals have been linked to outbreaks of Salmonella and Campylobacter.

-Following steps to safely thaw, prepare, and cook your bird can reduce the risk of making people ill.

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