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    Chow Line: Leafy Greens Suspected in Latest E. coli Food Poisoning Cases

    I’m confused about the recent reports regarding leafy greens such as romaine lettuce. How is it that leafy greens can cause a foodborne illness?
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    Holiday Gatherings Can be Fun and Healthy

    I’ve been watching my diet this year and eating better. But with the holidays in full swing, I’m worried about derailing all of my hard work. What can I do to stay healthy during the holidays and still have fun? While holiday celebrations are traditionally associated with rich, decadent foods, you can still enjoy holiday get-togethers without breaking from your commitment to have healthy eating habits. It just takes a little planning. For example, if you are attending a holiday party that involves food, eat a small, healthy meal beforehand.
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    Chow Line: Eggnog Safe to Drink if Pasteurized or Cooked

    I really love to drink eggnog this time of year. But as I learn more about raw eggs and their link to Salmonella, I’m worried. Is it safe to drink eggnog?
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    Chow Line: Holiday Potluck Food Safety Tips

    My office is having a holiday potluck next week – do you have any tips to make sure I don’t do anything that will make my co-workers sick from eating my food?
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    Chow Line: You’re Likely Not Eating Enough Fruits and Veggies

    I want to eat healthier, but I’m not sure what that really means in terms of fruit and vegetable intake. I usually eat at least an apple, banana or some carrots every day at lunch. Am I eating enough fruits and vegetables?  
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    Chow Line: Thanksgiving Leftovers Stored in the Fridge Safe to Eat until Tuesday

    So we’ve got a lot of food leftover from yesterday’s Thanksgiving feast. How long can we safely eat them?
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    Chow Line: Don’t Stuff the Bird

    My mom and grandma have always cooked the stuffing in the turkey each Thanksgiving. But now, I hear that practice should be avoided – why is that?
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    Chow Line: Talkin’ Turkey: Three Ways to Safely Thaw and Cook Frozen Turkey

    It’s my first time hosting Thanksgiving, but I’m not sure when I should start thawing the turkey or even how to thaw it – what do I do?
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    Chow Line: Careful: Some of that Halloween Candy Haul Can Send Some Folks to the Hospital

    Can eating too much black licorice really cause heart problems?  
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    Chow Line: Safe Halloween Treats Without the Scary Tricks

    Trick or treat is next week and this is the first year my little guy is old enough to go out candy gathering. What can I do to make sure he is safe, but also has a good time trick-or-treating?