Northern Health is reminding everyone to be safe with their holiday dining.
The health agency says a lot of holiday medical visits are due to food related illnesses.
Northern Health’s Daisy Tam says don’t leave your food out for too long while cooking.
They urge people to use different heating sources to keep food warm instead of relying on one appliance like a stove.
Meanwhile, the agency’s Emilia Moulechkova says it’s also important to ensure kids are getting a healthy balance in their meals.
The health agency say it’s also important to check temperatures of food before it’s served.