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Safe Plates Food Safety Information Center

The Safe Plates Food Safety Information Center (FSIC) gives people the science behind the 5-second rule, what restaurant inspection scores mean, and how flour gets contaminated with pathogenic E. coli. Real, evidence-based scientific food safety information that can help people make safe food choices. Safe Plates FSIC is an online community and resource that utilizes various social media channels to improve food safety knowledge, attitudes, and practices of users by delivering evidence-based scientific food safety information.

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Photo of Rachel McDowell, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRachel McDowellArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 34 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences(919) 515-9155 romcdowe@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Human Sciences
NC State Extension, NC State University
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