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Kitchen Culprits: Prevent Foodborne Illness

You wouldn’t chop your veggies in a bathroom, but your kitchen cutting board may host 200 times more bacteria than your toilet seat. Here are nine tips for cooking with confidence.

Preventing foodborne illness

While anyone can get food poisoning, some people are more likely to get sick than others. They include:

  • Adults 65 years and older
  • Children younger than 5 years old
  • People with weakened immune systems
  • Pregnant people