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Health Officer Offers Tips to Prevent Food Poisoning over Holidays


November 25, 2008



Archived. This is an older press release from 2008 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.



What:

The Contra Costa County Health Officer offers advice on how to prevent food-borne illness from spoiling your holiday in the latest Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) podcast, an audio presentation available on the CCHS website.

Why:

The podcast features CCHS Director William Walker, MD, talking about the importance of food safety, proper food handling and preparation during cooking and ways to keep your food clean this holiday season.

Where:

The food safety podcast and more information is available on the CCHS website, cchealth.org. Podcasts on health topics are added regularly.

Who:

Anyone can access the podcast on the home page through computers with MP3 capability. Transcripts of the podcasts also are available online.


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