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Beware of the Potato Salad: Preventing Foodborne Illness in Summer
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SATURDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- Ever eye a bowl of potato salad or plate of chicken that's been sitting in the sun for hours and wonder if it's still OK to eat?
Warm weather means that bacteria in food can multiply faster and potentially pose a health threat, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.
The FDA offers the following safety advice to help prevent foodborne illnesses during barbecue and picnic season:
-- Robert Preidt
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SOURCE: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, news release
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