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Safe Food Choices

Foods To Avoid If Vulnerable To Food Poisoning 

 
The human body is well equipped to fight off certain harmful bacteria, safe food choices tip sheet screen shotbut food poisoning is still a serious concern with 1 in 6 Americans being sickened by food poisoning each year. Food poisoning can affect anyone, but certain groups of people are more susceptible: older adults, pregnant women, young children, and people with weakened immune systems. 

If you’re vulnerable to food poisoning or preparing food for those who are, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends you take extra precaution when shopping and preparing food. Some foods are more risky than others, so be sure to check out this Safe Food Choices tip sheet and consult a healthcare provider for more information.