IT’S PICNIC SEASON! Are you doing everything you can to make sure you don’t get ill from food-borne bacteria? Follow these tips to reduce your family’s risk of food-borne illness at picnics.
- Take just Enough Food – you won’t have to worry about saving leftovers.
- Keep your Cooler in the Shade – and avoid repeated openings that will warm the contents of the cooler.
- Use Separate Coolers – One for drinks and one for perishable foods.
- Place Leftovers back in the Cooler within an Hour – general rule: if there is still ice in the cooler when you get home the leftovers are safe to eat.
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