Summer Safe Food Practices

Monday, July 6th

Every year, millions of Americans celebrate summer weekends by cooking on the grill. While this summer maybe a bit different because of Covid-19 let’s not forget food safety practices to prevent foodborne illnesses commonly known as food poisoning.

Incidents of foodborne illness surge during the summer because harmful bacteria multiply more quickly in a hot and humid climate, and more people are eating outside, away from the conveniences of the kitchen that help them stay safe.

Chrystal Okonta-USDA Food Safety Expert came on the program to offer some food safety tips for the summer.