Food Safety Fails

10 common mistakes that could make you sick
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Fail: Reusing ice

Plopping the ice from your picnic cooler into your drink could expose you to nasty pathogens. Safer step: Pack ice for drinks into a clean, resealable plastic bag. Protect your ice at home, too, by resistng the temptation to stash food in the ice bin.