One in six Americans – around 48 million people – will get sick from food poisoning this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
For some people, this manifests as a mild stomach ache that will keep you out of action for a day or two. However, certain strains or infections can turn deadly.
The reassuring thing about food poisoning, however, is that by and large, it’s preventable. By following a few key food safety rules when buying, storing and eating food, you can keep your family and yourself safe and disease-free.