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FDA Warns Of Nine Hand Sanitizers That Are Potentially Fatal

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning that some alcohol-based hand sanitizers currently on the market can be toxic to humans.
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How Long Can You Leave Raw And Cooked Food Out Before It Cam Be Harmful To Eat

Summer isn't summer without some sort of picnic cookout. However with our famous Florida heat, the food you are serving outside only has a limited time before it begins to spoil and become dangerous to you and your family's health. So how long is too long to keep a food at room temperature that’s...
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Vets Warm Pet Owners To Remove Himalayan Salt Lamps From Your Home

There's a good chance you have seen or own a Himalayan salt lamp. They are carved out of pink Himalayan salt and claim to have several health benefits such as cleaning the air in your home, soothe allergies, boost your mood and help you sleep. While those health benefits are up for debate, its...
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Chicken the Is Cause Of The Most Foodborne Illnesses

It's nothing to cluck at but chicken makes people sick more than any other food. The CDC says chicken causes the most outbreak-associated illnesses of any food with more than 5,760 food borne outbreaks between 2009 and 2015, causing 100,939 illnesses, 5,699 hospitalizations and 145 deaths! While...
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Keep Cooked Food Safe To Eat At A Cookout

Cooking at home, the general rules is you have about two hours to get the food in your stomach or in the fridge before it begins to go bad. Naturally, that time is shortened when eating outside in the summer heat but it's shorter than most people believe. According to food safety experts,...
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You Can Catch Foodborne Illness Even Without Eating Contaminated Food

There has been a lot of recalls of food lately, with E. coli and salmonella being responsible for hundreds of people sickened with food poisoning and a handful losing their lives. Though it may seem surprising, getting a case of food poisoning from a person instead of food can happen and it's more...
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Food Safety Tips For Thanksgiving

As we get ready for Thursday’s feast, the USDA reminds us of food safety so that you nor you guests suffer from food poisoning. #1-Do not wash your turkey. Although 68% of Americans say they give their bird a quick rinse of water, you are actually spreading bacteria all over your kitchen; up to 3...
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