Is Takeout Food Safe For You And Your Family To Eat?

If you are worried about ordering food for pickup or delivery because you are worried about catching COVID-19, you can put your fears to rest! All of the experts agree that food is not a carrier of the coronavirus.

The coronavirus is spread through droplets from coughing and sneezing that then enter your nasal passages and mucous membranes. Even if your food had been sneezed on, the coronavirus would be destroyed by your stomach acid.

Add to that the fact that the food safety rules that all restaurants follow and you are safe eating food from your local restaurants.

That being said, COVID-19 can stay active on the cardboard that your food comes in. So, make sure you dispose of packaging and wash your hands before eating.

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