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Source summertime and a lot of -- is taking place outside if you don't take care of the grill and the food you're cooking on the you could end up making people sick.
It's partly because our entertaining and cooking outdoors we may not have that same kind of safe food handling savvy with us that we have in our own kitchens doctor Elizabeth -- is the undersecretary for food safety at the US Department of Agriculture.
She says thousands are admitted to hospitals every year with food borne illnesses.
48 million people in the United States get sick every year from food poisoning.
And 128000 of them end up in hospital 3000 -- died from food borne illness each year in the United States that's why this is worth talking about raising awareness and giving people.
The information they need to reduce the risk.
Hagan says there are three steps to keeping your food safe clean your hands utensils and food service says.
Separate raw meat and poultry from foods that won't be -- use a meat thermometer to cook to the proper temperature.
When you're eating outside the the rules two hours you really can't leave things sitting out for more than two hours and at the temperatures about ninety degrees.
Which it often is that fourth of July it's really you can't -- things up more than one hour to get them back into the cooler back into their pictures in as possible.
Doctor Hagan also says if you get a food borne illness you may start feeling symptoms anywhere from a couple of hours after reading.
As long as six weeks after you've had the tainted food.
In New York Julie Banderas Fox News.
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