Health Tip: Avoid Food-Safety Mistakes02/20/14
(HealthDay News) -- Do the wrong thing while you're preparing
food, and you and your family could become sick.
The Foodsafety.gov website mentions these common food-safety
- Never taste food to see if it's still good, because you may not
be able to taste or smell germs. Instead, throw food out after it
- Never put cooked meat on the same plate you used for raw
- Never thaw food on the counter. Instead thaw in the
refrigerator, microwave or cold water.
- Don't wash meat, poultry or eggs. Doing so may spread harmful
- Always refrigerate food within two hours of cooking or
- Never eat foods that contain raw eggs, such as cookie
- Make sure meat, eggs, seafood or poultry are thoroughly
- Always wash your hands!
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