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Methodist in the Media

Omaha World-Herald: 8 Grilling Tips to Avoid Food Poisoning

Published: July 20, 2015

In the summer, we talk a lot about the bugs that bite. But have you thought much about the bugs inside your favorite summer feasts?

Outdoor picnics and grilling can mean prime time for dangerous food-borne bacteria. The most common ones we see include salmonella, norovirus, E. coli, listeria, campylobacter and clostridium perfingens.

They can cause food poisoning and can result in illness, hospitalization and even death.

This blog post by Dr. Gholami appeared in the Living section of the Omaha World-Herald.