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STATE-ADDED FOOD-SAFETY QUESTIONS
These next questions are about food which you may eat or drink. I am
going to name several different food items. Thinking over the past 12 months, please tell me how often you ate or drank each one; for example, twice a week, three times a month, and so forth. Include all the foods you ate or drank, both at home and away from home.
3. In the past 12 months, how often did you eat vegetables that you or
someone else canned at home, such as asparagus, corn, or tomato sauces?
In the past 12 months, how often did you eat hamburgers, both at home and away from home?
In the past 12 months, how often did you eat hamburgers that were still pink or red on the inside, both at home and away from home?
In the past 12 months, how often did you eat eggs which were soft-boiled, soft-poached, loosely scrambled, or lightly fried with a runny yolk, both at home and away from home?
In the past 12 months, how often did you eat raw oysters, at home and away from home?
In the past 12 months, did you drink any unpasteurized milk, also known as "raw milk"?
Now think a moment about purchasing meat at the grocery store. Since the spring of 1994, packages of uncooked meat and poultry at the grocery store have had new labeling information. Meat and poultry labels now include new pictures and written information.
9. Have you seen this information?
Do you remember reading anything in the new labeling about safe handling of raw meat and poultry?
Has the new labeling information on raw meat and poultry changed the way you prepare these products?
In the past month, were you ill with diarrhea lasting at least two days, with at least three loose stools on one of those days?
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