Enjoying food with family and friends is one of the highlights of the holiday season. Everyone wants to help, but too many cooks in the kitchen can result in an increased risk of foodborne illness. This is especially true when people who rarely prepare food at other times of the year are suddenly in front of the stove.

By taking precautions, you can prevent most cases of foodborne illness. Review the simple tips below and share with them all the helpers in your kitchen. Then eat, drink and be merry. MORE>