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!