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4 picnic packing safety guidelines to follow this summer
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Taylor Self, 4, and his grandmother, Kathy Grubbs, prepare hot dogs for lunch Saturday at Longwood Park in Gainesville. - photo by Erin O. Smith
When it comes to staying safe during summer picnics, it’s not just sunscreen and water wings that are needed. As the temperature rises, so should your awareness to food safety. Carin Booth, family and consumer sciences agent at the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension in Hall County, said to keep from consuming unsafe foods this summer, follow four key categories: clean, separate, cook and chill.