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    Chow Line: Questions on meat safety and supply amid COVID-19

    Is it safe to eat food or meat if it has been handled by someone who has COVID-19? 
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    Chow Line: Face masks and eating

    I now wear a mask every time I leave my house, and I plan to do so as long as we are faced with the COVID-19 pandemic. But I haven’t figured out how to eat or drink with a mask on. Do I take it off or pull it up between bites? Any tips on what to do?
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    Chow line: Not all foods fit for humans are fit for dogs

    I’ve recently adopted a dog. He’s been a great companion for me as I’ve been sheltering at home alone during the coronavirus pandemic. As this is my first time as a dog owner, I’ve given my dog bites of food from my meals in addition to his own dog food. Is that OK?  
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    Chow Line: Fresh produce and COVID-19

    Is it safe to buy and eat fresh fruits and vegetables in light of the coronavirus pandemic? Can I get COVID-19 from eating fresh fruits such as apples?
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    Chow Line: Cleaning and disinfecting amid COVID-19

    Do I need to store my food in the garage or wipe my groceries with a disinfectant when I get them home from the grocery store to keep safe from coronavirus?
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    Chow line: Keeping food fresh longer amid coronavirus pandemic

    I’m only shopping once or twice a month now, as I abide by the Ohio Stay at Home Order during the COVID-19 pandemic. How can I make sure my food lasts as long as possible so that I don’t have to keep going back to the store?
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    Chow Line: Takeout food and food delivery services amid COVID-19

    What steps do I need to take when ordering takeout food or food from a delivery service in light of the coronavirus pandemic?
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    Chow line: Grocery shopping in the midst of COVID-19

    What steps do I need to take when grocery shopping in light of the coronavirus pandemic?
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    Chow Line: Healthy eating when stressed

    My kids are out of school for several weeks now, as part of my state’s efforts to lessen the spread of coronavirus. As a result, I’m stressed, the kids are stressed, and I’ve found myself reaching for rich, high-sugar foods that I typically avoid because they’re not the healthiest options. Any tips on how I can eat better during this time of high stress?
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    Chow line: Food safety and coronavirus

    Do I need to worry about food safety in regard to coronavirus? Specifically, can food become contaminated with coronavirus and thereby infect people?

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