Food Safety Square One
a History and an Explanation

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Often we don’t think about food safety until we (or our loved ones) are sick. Vomiting and diarrhea are common symptoms of having eaten bad food. But there are other symptoms as well… from hives to hallucinations to fever to just feeling “icky.”

In pioneer times, settlers would keep their “cold” foods in the river to prevent their meat from going bad. American Indian practices of drying and curing meat are still used in various forms today. Want to learn more about the history of food safety?

Since food is necessary to make and keep us healthy, how can it make us sick instead? The explanation is not pleasant. Click here to read more (but not on a full stomach). To learn more about how food borne illness starts and spreads, click here.

If you want to know what to be worried about when visiting a restaurant, click here.

To discover how safe your grocery store is, click here.

To find out how to get an insider’s look at your favorite restaurant and see what the health department sees, click here.

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