With the holiday season fast approaching, many of us are busy planning our celebrations and gatherings. By following some simple rules in the kitchen, you can help prevent foodborne illness from happening.
Some people like to store vegetables and herbs in oil to extend their shelf life or to flavour the oil. Some common foods used for this are garlic, onions, sun-dried tomatoes, hot peppers, mushrooms and various herbs.
We would like to remind hunters of the importance of handling and cooking wild meat properly to prevent foodborne illness, such as Trichinosis which can be found in many different species of animals.