With Thanksgiving now less than a week away, the Illinois Poison Center is giving 10 food handling tips to keep guests safe over the holidays.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 76 million people become ill from food each year. However, if you follow these 10 tips from IPC experts, you may be able to avoid any complications:
Symptoms of salmonella or other food poisoning includes nausea, fever, vomiting, stomach cramps, and diarrhea. Depending on the type of food poisoning, those symptoms could last for several hours to several days.
If you think you or someone you know has food poisoning, call the IPC at 1-800-222-1222 for treatment recommendations, the line is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day, including holidays.