Eating a variety of healthy foods is the key to a well-balanced diet and good nutrition. It keeps our bodies working well and helps prevent diseases such as diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease.
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Topic: Food safety
It may still be safe to eat those foods after the 'best before' date, but they may have lost quality and some nutritional value.
To enjoy eggs safely – buy clean, keep cool and cook well.
High-risk food should be kept at 5 °C or below, and above 60 °C to avoid the temperature danger zone and food poisoning.
Tips for safe food practices as easy as clean, chill, cook and separate.
Prevent food poisoning from spoiling your summer fun.
Food poisoning is a real risk when taking food outside the home, especially in warmer weather.
Most foods should be cooked to at least 75 °C to minimise the risk of food poisoning.
If you have any doubt about the safety of food when you’re out, don’t eat it.
When you shop, choose, pack and transport food carefully.