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Posts tagged ‘Food poisoning’

Microwave Ovens

Most rules which apply to conventional ovens also apply to microwaves. The food must reach 70°C (160°F). With microwave cooking some parts of the food may…

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Thawing Food

Some small items of food such as fish cutlets, thin chops, vegetables and many convenience foods can be cooked from frozen without the need to defrost…

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Freezing Food

Freezers keep food at a temperature well below freezing point (-22°C/-8°F). Freezing denies the bacteria the warmth they need to multiply. The coldness also turns water…

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A refrigerator should operate at between 1°C and 4°C (34°F-39°F). You can buy an inexpensive fridge thermometer from many catering suppliers. Be aware that placing food…

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