12 Food Safety Mistakes You’re Definitely Making In The Kitchen
Foodborne illnesses caused by contaminated foods or beverages affect 1 in 6 Americans every year, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die, according to the Centers for Disease. Control and Prevention (CDC).
Even with all the warnings made by the CDC, FDA and numerous other health experts, people still make mistakes when it comes to food preparation and put their health at risk without realizing it.
From cracking eggs and storing food at improper temperatures to washing chicken instead of your hands, here are some of the most common food safety mistakes you, and millions of other people, are probably making.
Your safety, and that of the ones you love, is literally in your hands, so make sure you stop making these major food preparation errors and acquire new, safe kitchen habits. And speaking of habits, check out these 13 “Healthy” Habits Your Doctor Wants You to Give Up For Good.