How To Avoid Food Poisoning In Summer

Summer’s the time when you enjoy BBQs and picnics and enjoy fresh vegetables. It’s also the time when one in six American fall prey to food poisoning which is often passed off as stomach flu. Any residue will breed bacteria and cause cross contamination. which leads to food poisoning. So how do you stay safe? Check out these great tips and stay safe while enjoying some great food:


  1. Marination:

To make your marinade safer, add some lemon juice or vinegar to it. Research has shown that the acid from vinegar and lemon juice slows down the growth of bacteria on meat. Put your marinade in the refrigerator and not on the counter. You can marinate beef, pork and lamb up to five days. Poultry or cubed meats should be marinated for a maximum of two days.


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