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15 Important Tips To Avoid Food Poisoning In Your Daily Life

Food poisoning is a very common during summer. Make sure you take proper cautions before eating anything.

You must be keeping your food stuffed in the fridge but are you aware if they stay well? The Food-borne illness is a main issue in summer. We are sharing some important tips so that you can keep your kitchen as well as the refrigerator risk-free.

Eat healthy. Stay happy.

15 Important Tips To Avoid Food Poisoning In Your Daily Life

15 Important Tips To Avoid Food Poisoning In Your Daily Life

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Eat healthy to live happy.

Eat healthy to live happy.

1. Don't eat junk food in summer.

1. Don't eat junk food in summer.

Bacteria grows faster as the weather is hot.

2. Make sure that you clean your fridge every week or at least once in a fortnight.

2. Make sure that you clean your fridge every week or at least once in a fortnight.

A mild solution of bleach and water is preferred for cleaning.

3. Wash vegetables and fruits well before having them.

3. Wash vegetables and fruits well before having them.

This is one of the best healthy habits.

4. Wash kitchen towels regularly to avoid germs.

4. Wash kitchen towels regularly to avoid germs.

Germs grow faster in damp towels.

5. Always store raw meat on the bottom of your fridge and do not forget to cover it.

5. Always store raw meat on the bottom of your fridge and do not forget to cover it.

Experts suggest that meat should not touch other eatables inside the fridge.

6. The ideal temperature of the fridge should be 38-40 degrees F. to keep eatables healthy and fresh, as suggested by U.S. Department of Agriculture.

6. The ideal temperature of the fridge should be 38-40 degrees F. to keep eatables healthy and fresh, as suggested by U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Remember not to keep the sensitive items(with the chances of spoilage) at door's inside.

7. Immediate wiping is must if anything spills inside the fridge to avoid contamination.

7. Immediate wiping is must if anything spills inside the fridge to avoid contamination.

Notice your items well every time you open the fridge.

8. Keeping opened cans inside the fridge is risky. It can cause food poisoning.

8. Keeping opened cans inside the fridge is risky. It can cause food poisoning.

It helps to keep your fridge bacteria-free.

9. Use separate chopping boards for meat stuff and vegetables.

9. Use separate chopping boards for meat stuff and vegetables.

Wash the utensils well which are used to cook/eat meat items.

10. It is always better to avoid overloading in your fridge.

10. It is always better to avoid overloading in your fridge.

Let air circulate in proper way. Don't load your fridge too much.

11. Check the expiry date of every food item before placing them in your fridge.

11. Check the expiry date of every food item before placing them in your fridge.

12. Wash your hands every time you work in the kitchen.

12. Wash your hands every time you work in the kitchen.

Wash hands with soap before/after eating and every time you touch the pets, dustbins etc.

13. Put sensitive items like eggs in their box.

13. Put sensitive items like eggs in their box.

This is to keep eggs safe and avoid breaking.

14. Meat, eggs and dairy products should be cooked well.

14. Meat, eggs and dairy products should be cooked well.

Milk should be pasteurized.

15. Do not keep meat, eggs, milk and milk products at room temperature.

15. Do not keep meat, eggs, milk and milk products  at room temperature.

Keep them in the fridge always.

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