Salsa may be the world’s most ubiquitous condiment. The spicy sauce and its partner in crime, guacamole, put the rest of the topping world to shame (eat it, ketchup!). From nacho platters to burritos, most foods South of the Border can be enhanced by a dollop of red and greeen. But did you know how often you are dipping into danger? A new survey from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention shows that a whopping 4% of all food-borne outbreaks come from guacamole and salsa. Poor hand sanitation, refrigeration and salmonella in ingredients all contribute to the high risk.
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