Stop Foodborne Illness is a national nonprofit public health organization dedicated to the prevention of illness and death from foodborne pathogens.

Love yourself: practice food safety to protect your heart

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Those with heart disease are urged to be extra cautious when it comes to food safety. They and others with weakened or compromised immune systems are at greater risk of getting a foodborne illness and being hospitalized because of it. Older adults with heart issues are encourage to check out Stop's Quick Facts sheet.

Commit (or re-commit) to practicing safe food handling as well as consumption. Your heart deserves it.


If you or a friend has been affected by a foodborne illness, please tell us your story to help #StopFoodborneIllness

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Image Publication | Tue February 13, 2018, 07:00 AM EST

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Cindy Kurman
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Deirdre Schlunegger
Stanley Rutledge
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