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Salmonellosis

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Prevention

  • Don’t drink milk that is unpasteurized.
  • Don’t eat foods containing raw eggs, such as homemade caesar salad dressing, cookie dough, and hollandaise sauce, or drink homemade eggnog made with raw eggs.
  • Handle raw eggs carefully.
    • Keep eggs refrigerated.
    • Throw away cracked or dirty eggs.
  • Cook eggs thoroughly.
  • Cook poultry products to an internal temperature of 170ºF for breast meat and 180ºF for thigh meat.
  • Wash thoroughly with soap and hot water all food preparation surfaces and utensils that have come in contact with raw poultry or raw eggs.
  • Wash hands immediately after handling raw poultry or raw eggs.
  • Wash hands immediately after handling reptiles and pets or having contact with pet feces.

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Last Updated November 15, 2011