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How can I safely prepare meat to help prevent salmonella poisoning?

To safely prepare meat to help prevent salmonella poisoning, wash all produce (yes, even the prewashed stuff). Clean your hands, utensils and cutting boards that have come in contact with raw meat before they touch other food. Cook meat, fish and eggs thoroughly. And if you’re banking on leftovers to give you a few extra meals, make sure to refrigerate them promptly. 

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