How safe are food trucks?
April 8th, 2013
06:15 PM ET
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With cheap, chic fare, like arugula pizza, squash empanadas and fish tacos, the country's 15,000-plus food trucks are rolling into virtually every big city and many small towns across the United States.

The burning question: Is it safe to grab a bite to eat from a truck that cooks for hundreds in a space that's a fraction of the size of your kitchen?

For the most part, yes.

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The United States of Spoon Lickers: America's bad cooking habits
March 25th, 2013
02:00 PM ET
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With all the hand sanitizer America bought last year ($190 million worth, to be exact), you'd think that our germaphobia might have made us safer cooks.

But as a poll of some 400 readers and 100 professional chefs reveals, our counter intelligence is still somewhat... medieval. Here's how to make sure the only thing you spread - and get! - is good cheer.

Read more about America's wildest food habits (like how 73% of respondents lick the spoon while cooking) on CNN Health.

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