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Health Tip: Fire Up the Grill
Clean it well before using
-- Diana Kohnle

(HealthDay News) -- Yes, a grill can reach very hot temperatures. But bad food-safety practices can still make you sick.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these grill preparation suggestions:

  • Always scrub a grill with hot, soapy water before use, whether the grill is a public one or your own.
  • Wash your hands before, during and after grilling.
  • If you're grilling on the go, pack some hand sanitizer or moist towelettes.
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