Tips to avoid foodborne illnesses at home
The Boston Globe / Boston.com
One in four Americans gets food poisoning every year. Foodborne illnesses are preventable, with careful attention to cleanliness and temperature standards, says Stephen E. Martinello, a registered sanitarian who oversees quality control for the Legal Sea Foods restaurant chain. Here are six important steps Martinello says people can take at home to avoid sickness.
One in four Americans gets food poisoning every year.

Foodborne illnesses are preventable, with careful attention to cleanliness and temperature standards, says Stephen E. Martinello, a registered sanitarian who oversees quality control for the Legal Sea Foods restaurant chain.

Here are six important steps Martinello says people can take at home to avoid sickness.
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