Safety Guidelines for food shopping have changed. It’s becoming more and more important to investigate our own nutrition and where our food comes from every day. Even if food producers and sellers have followed the food safety laws, the quality and safety of your food can be affected by how you handle it. Once you purchase food, the safety of that food is your responsibility. We found this article at Eatright.org that gives us some tips on how to shop a little safer.
Food shopping is the first step in providing safe and healthy foods for your family. It is important to carefully select, package and transport food from the grocery store to home to keep it safe. Knowing how to select produce, dairy, meats and seafood can reduce your chance of foodborne illness. Follow these tips for a safe shopping experience: