- When shopping for food, pick up refrigerated and frozen foods last. Watch for unsanitary practices and conditions inside the store. Refrigerate or freeze perishable foods within one hour of purchasing.
- Put meant, poultry, and seafood in the coldest part of the refrigerator. If you're not going to cook it within 48 hours, store them in the freezer.
- After cooking a meal, the food should be refrigerated within 2 hours of serving.
- Cook meats until it's thoroughly cooked. (click on the link to find out what the internal temperatures should be for meats)
Having a food-borne illness is not a fun thing. Hopefully, these tips help.