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Be Food Safe 4 Your Family

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Families get sick from food made at home more often than you think

When food is prepared unsafely, bacteria, viruses and parasites can contaminate your food and cause food-borne illness. It is estimated that there are 11 to 13 million cases of food-borne illness (also known as food poisoning) in Canada every year.

Fortunately, most cases can be prevented. Follow the 4 simple steps of CLEAN, SEPARATE, COOK and CHILL to help protect your family from food-borne illness at home.

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Durham Region is a member of the Canadian Partnership for Consumer Food Safety Education.