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Health Tip: Wash Hands for Food Safety

When you should scrub up
(HealthDay News) -- Washing hands before and after preparing food is one of the most important ways to help prevent foodborne illness.
The Foodsafety.gov website says you should wash hands:
Before and after eating. Before preparing any food, and after preparation. After touching any raw eggs, meat, poultry or seafood, or the juices of these foods. After you have coughed, sneezed or blown your nose. After using the toilet, touching garbage or handling animal waste.
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