Common mistakes made by lunch packing parents

(WIVB) – Over the next several weeks, millions of U.S. children will head back to school with a lunch in hand.

But how you packed that lunchbox could mean the difference between a healthy meal and a trip to the hospital.

Approximately one in six Americans are sickened with food poisoning each year, and children are the most vulnerable.

That’s why the Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. Department of Agriculture put together these six tips to keep your child healthy:

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