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The perils of dinner

By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published January 15, 2013 at 11:15 a.m.

Between the knives and hot surfaces the kitchen is considered the most dangerous room in the house.

And for good reason: Knife accidents at home led to almost 330,000 hospital visits in 2011, according to the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, a survey maintained by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

For tips on ways to avoid those cuts and burns, and what to do when they happen, read Wednesday’s Food section.

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