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This edition of Be Smart. Be Well.was made possible with the participation and support of many organizations and individuals. Their advice and assistance was invaluable in developing the Food Safety topic.


Good Housekeeping Research Institute, New York, NY
(Participation does not represent an endorsement of this site or its sponsors)

Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute, Chicago, IL

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, Washington DC

USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline, Beltsville, M.D.

With very special thanks to:

Samantha Cassetty, MS, RD
Nutrition Director
Good Housekeeping Research Institute

Catherine Cheng, M.D.
Internal Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

David Goldman, M.D.
Assistant Administrator for Office of Public Health Service
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service

Chef Wook Kang, Food Safety Instructor
Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute

Catherine Strohbehn, PhD, RD
Food Safety Project
Iowa State University

Diane Van, Manager
USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline

Stephanie Vomvouras, M.D., M.B.A., Medical Editor,

Our sincere gratitude to those who agreed to tell their stories:

Arlene Delaney

Kevin Delaney

Allison Stadler

Erin Stadler

Matt Stadler

And thanks to all who participated in the videos

Kelly Carone Abdo

Wendy Harrison

Brian Meyer

Donald Kaszner

Patricia Kaszner

Ellen Mrazek

Ruth G. Price

Angela Salerno

Peter Slattery

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