Safe Food Handling for Children Ages 5 and Under Children aged 5 and under are at increased risk for food poisoning and related health complications. This is because their immune system is still developing and they cannot fight off infection as well as adults can. Young children also produce less of the stomach acid that kills harmful bacteria. This makes it easier for them to get food poisoning. This guide offers helpful advice on how to reduce your child’s risk of food poisoning. 2015-03-01 2016-09-23 Health Canada open-ouvert@tbs-sct.gc.ca Education and TrainingHealth and SafetyFood safetyGuidelinesChronic diseases Safe Food Handling for Children Ages 5 and UnderHTML http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/eating-nutrition/healthy-eating-saine-alimentation/safety-salubrite/vulnerable-populations/children-under-5-moins-enfant-eng.php Safe Food Handling for Children Ages 5 and UnderPDF http://publications.gc.ca/collections/collection_2016/sc-hc/H14-55-4-2015-eng.pdf Safe Food Handling for Children Ages 5 and UnderHTML http://canadiensensante.gc.ca/eating-nutrition/healthy-eating-saine-alimentation/safety-salubrite/vulnerable-populations/children-under-5-moins-enfant-fra.php?_ga=1.212014999.2053146572.1473338762 Safe Food Handling for Children Ages 5 and UnderPDF http://publications.gc.ca/collections/collection_2016/sc-hc/H14-55-4-2015-fra.pdf

Safe Food Handling for Children Ages 5 and Under

Children aged 5 and under are at increased risk for food poisoning and related health complications. This is because their immune system is still developing and they cannot fight off infection as well as adults can. Young children also produce less of the stomach acid that kills harmful bacteria. This makes it easier for them to get food poisoning. This guide offers helpful advice on how to reduce your child’s risk of food poisoning.

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