If you are serving or giving away food while on public land (e.g. sidewalks, the street), there are some rules & tips to follow so that everyone has a healthy and safe celebration.
There are many types of serious illness/food poisoning people can get from eating food that has not been prepared or stored correctly. People can get sick minutes or weeks after eating contaminated food. Sometimes it can be so serious that people are hospitalized. Children under 5 years, pregnant women, and seniors can be most seriously affected.