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Food Safety Essential

Unsafe food can lead to a range of health problems: diarrhoea, viral disease, reproductive and developmental problems and cancers.

Source: WHO WHD 2015 Food Safety Campaign

Source: WHO WHD 2015 Food Safety Campaign

See general tips below:

  • Always wash your hands and sanitise surfaces when handling food
  • Separate raw and cooked foods when storing in the refrigerator
  • Keep food at a safe temperature
  • Use safe water and always check expiry dates on bottled water
  • Reheat cooked food thoroughly
  • Cook food well, especially seafood and chicken

Read our ‘Keep Food Safe’ Fact Sheet & learn more about:

  • 5 keys to safer food
  • Safety & Storage Tips – when should you throw out?
  • Reading Food Labels – understanding ‘best before / by / expiry date’ & implications
  • Power Outages – when to save & when to throw out

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