Food safety is not a fun topic. Every person who prepares food should be well versed in how to handle all the the items in a responsible manner. Can you remember a time when the stomach flu went around your home? It may have been a minor case of food poisoning! The scary thought for us is how many times we actually have heard people tell us that their family got the stomach flu. Think about that and then proceed to learn at least the basics. Maybe you know this already. That’s okay, simply test your knowledge and give yourself a big pat on the back.
“I have a tummy of steel, I never get sick.”
Food Born Illness is Real and Should Be Taken Seriously
According the Centers for Disease Control in the United States The Annual Statistics Are As Follows:
- 48 Million People Are Affected By Food Born Illness Each Year (that is 1 in every 6 people)
- 128,000 are hospitalized
- 3000 people die