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5 food safety tips for proper food handling

Get up to speed about the proper way to handle food to minimise the risk of food poisoning

2. Buy raw meats that have been properly displayed
2. Buy raw meats that have been properly displayed
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Never buy chilled or frozen items that have been displayed at room temperature.

If you do most of your grocery shopping at the wet market*, this is particularly important. Take note of how the raw seafood and meats are being displayed.

Are they in a chiller? Is there sufficient ice packed around the items to ensure they’re stored at a safe temperature?

Once you get your meat home, you still have to cook it, however. Try this version of a classic stroganoff that stretches a modest portion of meat

* For those in Australia and New Zealand, the wet market is an Asian grocery store that sells fresh meat and produce.
 



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