If you follow USDA recommendations 100% you will be 100% safe and doomed to terrible steaks and lamb chops. And in its effort to make one set of easy to understand rules, the government has oversimplified.
If we keep using the same antibiotic, the bugs become resistant to it and start causing havoc. The pharmaceutical folks have to head back to the lab to find a new killer antibiotic and the whole thing starts over again.
What's your child going to bring home from pre-school this year? Unfortunately, our children are likely to carry back unwelcome viruses and bacteria as they share toys, spit and sneezes with their classmates.
What causes food-borne illnesses? And more importantly, what concrete steps can you take to ensure that your food is safe? Read on to learn how you can decrease your risk of suffering from a food-borne illness.