Nutrition and You!
What’s growing in your lunch bag? 6 tips to prevent foodborne illness
Depending on your packed-lunch food safety habits, you could be setting yourself up for foodborne illness, better known as the dreaded food poisoning. Almost 50 million cases of foodborne illness occur annually in the United States, and sadly, they result in 3,000 deaths. Using a clean, insulated lunch box along with frozen ice packs are your best bet to help keep your edibles at a safe temperature until lunchtime.