Mississippi State Department of Health

Summer is heating up and warmer temperatures mean it is important to Be Food Safe and keep foods properly chilled while outdoors and on-the-go.

By keeping foods chilled at the proper temperature, you can reduce the risk of foodborne illness to you and your family. It is especially important to take precautions with perishable foods during the summer, as hot weather creates an atmosphere for foodborne bacteria to multiply rapidly.

Special warning about raw seafood »

Tips to keep foods cold on the road

Tips for keeping clean

Tips for grilling out

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