Buffets are a food lover's paradise, but they can sometimes be stomach-churning. Inside Edition went undercover and saw people plucking food with their fingers, sampling from the buffet and even someone sticking their heads under the glass guard to smell the food.
Food safety expert Howard Cannon showed what to look out for when you hit the buffet.
His number one concern is the serving utensils. If you see the handle of the spoon or tongs resting on the food, he advises to steer clear. Find out more above.