Health Tip: Reducing Risk of Salmonella

(HealthDay News) — From fruits and vegetables to chicken and pork, salmonella bacteria can make their way to a variety of foods. However, because contaminated foods often look and smell normal, detection can be difficult.

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To help prevent Salmonella infection, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests:

  • Wash your hands after contact with animals.
  • Refrigerate perishables, prepared foods and leftovers within 2 hours.
  • Don’t eat uncooked eggs and poultry.

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