One in six Americans will get sick from food poisoning this year alone. The Food Safe Families campaign, a cooperative
effort of USDA, FDA, CDC, and the Ad Council, urges you to Check Your Steps. By
following four simple steps, you can help keep your family safe from food poisoning at home.
Separate: Don't cross-contaminate.
Even after you've cleaned your hands and surfaces thoroughly, raw meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs can still spread illness-causing bacteria to ready-to-eat foods—unless you keep them separate.