‘On the half shell’ foods aren’t the only foods to worry about
Consuming any raw or undercooked food exposes your body to food-borne illness. More than 250 food-borne diseases could infect the human body. In 2015, Consumer Reports tested ground beef from 26 grocery stores and found dangerous bacteria present in 82% of their samples. Ground beef and chicken cause more hospitalization than any other meat — likely because they’re the most common. Check a food’s internal temperature before consuming it. Eat fried oysters, and make sure your burgers reach 160 degrees throughout.
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