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A cooler full of food.

When you travel with food, remember to keep the perishables in a cooler with ice or refreezable ice packs.

Food safety for travelers

From eNews, May 27, 2004

Food poisoning can occur when you least expect it. So, whether you're spending this summer vacation in the country or on foreign shores, remember to be vigilant about what you eat and where you eat it. The following are some tips from INFO-U to prevent food-borne illnesses when you travel.

Food poisoning symptoms may include diarrhea, an upset stomach, cramps, and general malaise. INFO-U is the University of Minnesota Extension Service's multilingual, prerecorded information service on topics ranging from gardening to childcare. To learn more about it, see www.extension.umn.edu

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