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Celiac Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)

Celiac Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)

This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.

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How Do Your Grilling Habits Rate?

Mixing juices from raw meat with ready-to-eat foods is one of the leading causes of cross-contamination, which causes food poisoning. Improper grilling habits can make you and your family sick.

Next time you fire up the grill, keep these safety tips in mind:

  • Wash hands with warm, soapy water before and throughout food preparation.
  • Wash plates between uses or use separate plates: one for raw meat, poultry and seafood; and another for cooked and ready-to-eat foods.
  • Clean grilling utensils with hot, soapy water.
  • Scrub the grill with hot, soapy water before cooking.
  • Use a food thermometer to check the doneness of meats and poultry.

For more information on how to reduce your risk of food poisoning, visit our Outdoor Dining section on www.HomeFoodSafety.org.

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