April 22, 2011
This is a service bulletin for the public in the local area. This is to help you to watch out for certain things. I: Identify some common safety issues related to food purchase, storage, and presentation II: Describe some illnesses or problems the safety issues might cause, ways to prevent the illnesses or problems, and recommendations for where readers might search for more information III: Include criteria that readers must use to determine credible sources of nutritional information IV: Explain why it is important for readers to use these criteria when searching for information on nutrition and health It is hard to think that the foods that you like and are to be good for your health can also make you sick. It is always a good idea to keep things in mind when you are out shopping for your food that you are using for your families meals. You need to look out for cans that are bulging and for jars that may have loose lids or may even be cracked. These are things that could have caused the food inside it to have gone bad. The food that you have at home should be put onto a refrigerator or a freezer. You should make sure that they are kept at the right temperature so the food stays safe to eat. The foods that are perishable need to be refrigerated or frozen right away. If the food looks bad or smells bad it you need to throw it away. Also if you are not sure if something is good or not then be safe and throw it away. When you are handling food you need to make sure that you wash your hands and keep your area clean. When you are cooking food it is important to make sure that you cook meat thoroughly. There are illnesses that come from food such as Salmonella and E. Coli 0157:H7. These are just two things that you can get from not storing or cooking food thoroughly. There are places that you can go and check the information on foods. Places like CDC.Gov and...