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Food Safety Advice for Thanksgiving

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Advice for Food Safety

Thanksgiving dinner traditionally brings satisfaction and happy memories. But occasionally, it can bring trouble in the form of foodborne illness. So the Department of Health and Human Services, along with its Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), remind everyone who prepares the feast that proper food handling should be as much a part of the holiday as the turkey and stuffing.

"Four simple steps to keep food safe are like favorite recipes that satisfy everyone," said Dr. Robert Brackett, director of FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.