Food Myths Debunked!

Over the years we have all heard advice related to food safety and preparation, much of it from word of mouth, or a simple Google search online. But how much of what we hear and read is actually true?  I was actually surprised to find, I was wrong on many counts too!  With food poisoning on the rise each year, resulting in many trips to the emergency room, much of which can be prevented with 4 very simple steps in mind.  I couldn’t believe how careless I’ve been with food preparation.  Did you know that microwaving doesn’t kill all the bacteria?  I did know it doesn’t always cook evenly but I assumed it was at such a high heat, it pretty much killed everything… My mind is blown.  With September being National Food Safety Education Month, read this lovely infographic below and get educated!


Were you shocked too?  For more information on Food Safety visit: fightbac.org and www.foodsafety.gov/

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  • I didn’t know that raw foods could be safely refrozen. Good to know!

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    Thought you might also be interested in the upcoming Food Myth Busters film/project: http://foodmyths.org/organizers/

    I don’t work with them but after seeing your post, thought to share.

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