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More Great Food Safety Information from The Ohio State University

Nearly every week since March 1994, Chow Line has been answering questions about food, nutrition and food safety. It has grown into the place to find research-based, factual information presented in a simple, practical form.

BY Martha Filipic | August 19, 2014

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Cats, Pregnancy, and What to Do About Toxo

If a woman is first exposed to Toxo during or shortly before pregnancy, she has a 20 to 50% chance of passing it on to her unborn baby. Cats are the carrier and exposure to the parasite in the cat’s feces can lead to food contamination, and then human exposure.

BY Lydia Medeiros,Susan Baker,Patricia Kendall | June 20, 2014

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What Are Foodborne Pathogens and How to Prevent Them

Each day someone becomes ill from a foodborne illness. Here are some tips on how to stay safe.

BY Jaime Foster | May 8, 2014

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Clean Surfaces and Cross Contamination – Are You at Risk?

Most of us know that eating raw meat can make you sick, however did you know how you handle your food can also make you sick? By not properly handling the foods you prepare, you can put you and your family at risk for foodborne illness.

BY Jaime Foster | May 7, 2014