Exercise Caution When Eating or Preparing These Foods

Food unites. Whether it's a dinner party, potluck, or backyard barbeque, eating together is festive and exciting.

Most raw poultry products include Campylobacter, which causes 1.5 million U.S. infections annually, according to the CDC.

Uncooked fish and meat coulotte steak

The CDC recommends refrigerating fruits and vegetables at 40 degrees Fahrenheit or colder within two hours of preparation, or one hour if it's over 90 degrees.

Fruits and vegetables


The CDC recommends avoiding raw milk products and sticking to pasteurized ones.

Raw milk products

It may harm you. The CDC warns that Salmonella-contaminated eggs can cause food poisoning and even death.


Salmonella and Vibrio vulnificus, which is most common in oysters, cause 80,000 U.S. illnesses and 100 fatalities each year.

Seafood and raw shellfish

 The CDC warns against eating raw or minimally cooked sprouts like alfalfa, bean, or other sprouts. After cooking, sprouts are safer.


Our 5-ingredient alfredo sauce recipe is quick and healthy. It's creamy, tasty, and done in 15 minutes—the ultimate quick meal.

 Alfredo Sauce

"Harmful bacteria can infect grain in the field or during flour production. Cooking flour kills bacteria."

Unprocessed flour