Good Kitchen Practices Can Keep You and Your Children From Getting Sick
This study, "Cooking Practices in the Kitchen -- Observed Versus Predicted Behavior," was reported in April issue of the peer-reviewed journal Risk Analysis, published by the Society for Risk Analysis. Dr.
Previous studies have shown that improper food handling accounts for a large portion of the illnesses that occur when people eat that food. Improper handling and the undercooking of meat are major risk factors for gastroenteritis, an infection of the stomach and bowels that results in watery diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea or vomiting, and sometimes fever.
Asked what safety tips the public should remember from these study results, Dr.
The research was financially supported by ZonMW (Grant 014-12-033) and the Dutch Ministry of Public Health.
SOURCE Society for Risk Analysis
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