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Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Turkey from the CDC
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Land of the Free and Home of Healthy and Happy: Tips from the IDPH for a Safe 4th of July
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Tips to Avoid Holiday Hazards and Stay Safe on Independence Day
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Illinois Poison Center Gives 10 Tips on Proper Food Handling

Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Turkey from the CDC

Food handling errors and inadequate cooking are the most common problems that lead to poultry-associated foodborne disease outbreaks in the United States. Follow these four food safety tips to help you safely prepare your next holiday turkey meal. 1. Safely Thaw Your Turkey Thaw turkeys in the refrigerator, in a sink of cold water that…

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Land of the Free and Home of Healthy and Happy: Tips from the IDPH for a Safe 4th of July

Fourth of July is right around the corner, which means people across the country are getting ready for big red, white and blue blowouts to celebrate our nation’s independence. The Illinois Department of Public Health has outlined four safety areas that should be monitored to avoid illness and injury. Follow these tips make the most…

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Tips to Avoid Holiday Hazards and Stay Safe on Independence Day

Countless 4th of July celebrations this year will feature cookouts, fireworks and holiday parties with friends and family. But the Illinois Poison Center (IPC) is warning that the warm weather, flammable materials and outdoor activities can also bring poisoning hazards that can ruin any festivities. “During holiday gatherings, unexpected, everyday items can lead to harmful…

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Illinois Poison Center Gives 10 Tips on Proper Food Handling

With Thanksgiving now less than a week away, the Illinois Poison Center is giving 10 food handling tips to keep guests safe over the holidays. According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 76 million people become ill from food each year. However, if you follow these 10 tips from IPC experts, you may be…

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