Food Safety at Home

Foods that are not handled, cooked and stored correctly can cause food poisoning. Good food hygiene practice can avoid the spread of bacteria when cooking, handling, preparing and storing food, which helps prevent food poisoning. 

Four Basic Steps for Food Safety

There are four basic steps for food safety and the following are:

  1. Cooking your food. Find out more about this on the Food Standards Agency website.
  2. Chilling. Find out more about this on the Food Standards Agency website.
  3. Cleaning. Find out more about this on the Food Standards Agency website.
  4. Cross-Contamination. Find out more about this on the Food Standards Agency website.

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