Sunday, July 3, 2011

US Food Safety Hotline Works to Prevent Food-Borne Illness

New California Law SB 602 says that food handlers must take food safety training course and passing an exam. During the month of July, MilpitasVESL will feature ESL resources about food and food safety.



VOAVideo: US Food Safety Hotline Works to Prevent Food-Borne Illness

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says about one-in-six Americans get sick from food poisoning every year and about 3,000 of them die. Health officials say those numbers usually rise during this time of year as more Americans take advantage of warm weather by cooking and eating outdoors. VOA's Chris Simkins has more on efforts to improve food safety and how a group of people near Washington, D.C. are working to educate consumers against food-borne illness.

VOA Learning English: Enjoying Outdoor Cooking, Without the Unwanted Visitors

A food safety hotline. Tom Hanks’ busy career. And new music from Death Cab for Cutie AMERICAN MOSAIC (download mp3)

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