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No flu from pork

(article, Culinate staff)

The two words on everybody's lips today are swine and flu. The Eat Well Guide's Green Fork blog helpfully restates information from the CDC about eating pork and the recent flu outbreak: 

bq. Swine influenza viruses are not spread by food. You cannot get swine influenza from eating pork or pork products. Eating properly handled and cooked pork products is safe.

The GFB features the usual list of tactics to avoid spreading disease, including the advice to wash your hands — often.