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5 Cooking Habits We Didn’t Know Could Be Dangerous

Defrosting meat outside 

Temperature range that is considered risky for storing food is anywhere form 41°F to 140°F. At this temperature harmful bacteria can rapidly grow. That’s why you should always defrost meat only in the fridge or in microwave.

Washing raw meat

Most of us thing that when we rinse something, we clean it, but that’s not true because washing raw poultry, beef, pork, lamb or veal before cooking it is not recommended by specialist because the bacteria from the meat might spread to other products, surfaces and utensils.

Undercooking meat or fish

Food is only considered safe when it is heated to a certain temperature that is the best way to ensure that the bacteria are gone.to be sure that the fish or meat is properly cooked, you can use a kitchen thermometer.

Marinating meat or meat or fish outside

This is very dangerous in that it can lead to food poisoning. Always remember about the risky range of temperature for bacteria growth. Marinating meat outside the fridge, is a violation of this rule.

Not washing the hands before cooking

Bacteria always live on the surface, even our hands have a lot of bacteria from all the activities we do during the day, if you don’t wash the hands before cooking, you can transfer all the bacteria to the food. Also wash your hands when you’re done. 

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