The definitive pocket guide on food safety from the source America turns to for food and nutrition advice. Each year, about one in every 10 Americans develops a food-related illness. You can protect yourself with Safe Food for You and Your Family, an indispensable guide to preventing foodborne illness. This book explains how to detect hidden dangers at home or away, which foods are potentially unsafe, and how they become contaminated. Valuable tips include preventing the spread of bacteria in your kitchen, how to tell if food has gone "bad," storing and serving safe foods, and how to pack bag lunches safely and order at restaurants, markets, and delis.