Experts Debate Germy Potential of Potluck Parties

Potluck meals, those gatherings of shared food and friendship, a holiday staple, can send some running in the other direction. "I always have this fear [about potlucks]," said Natalie Wardel, 23. "I'm a picky eater and I like to know where my food has been." Food habits aside, Wardel may be wise to avoid potlucks and other social events where people bring cooked food to share. Proper food safety techniques, particularly regarding food temperature, are hard to control at potlucks, so the...Full Story
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