Don’t Let Food Poisoning Ruin Your Holiday

A recent post by NutritionAction.com nicely summarizes tips to survive the holiday while avoiding a foodborne illness from seasonal treats. Cookie dough. In one 2016 outbreak, 56 people—aged 1 to 95—were diagnosed with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli infections, which can cause bloody diarrhea and may lead to kidney failure. A quarter of affected individuals had […]

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Holiday Cheer! Tips for making safe eggnog

Nothing inspires the holiday mood more than the scents of vanilla and nutmeg! To start your holiday celebration, try this safe recipe for eggnog from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Cheers! Holiday Eggnog Ingredients: 1 quart of 2% milk ¼ teaspoon salt 6 eggs ½ cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup whipping cream, […]

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