Real Nutrition: Did you know that foodborne illnesses actually increase during the summer? Bacteria flourish in the warm and humid summer months. Also, we often do not have the safety controls that a kitchen provides such as thermostat-controlled cooking, refrigeration, and washing facilities when we picnic. Make sure the food you’re packing is safe too! Check out our guidelines on Food Expiration and When to Toss It.
Real Life: We have to fight bacteria! We may not always have access to running water or a cooler. Plan ahead and note a few simple ideas that may save your day.