MANILA, Mar 4 (Mabuhay) – Cook food thoroughly and keep it at a safe temperature.
These were among the tips issued by the Department of Health to protect against food poisoning as the days become warmer.
“Now that it’s getting warmer, there is a higher risk of food poisoning,” the DOH said in a post on its Facebook page.
During the dry (summer) months, people are expected to bring food to picnics and outings.
The DOH’s five tips against food poisoning include:
1. Keep everything clean.
2. Separate raw from cooked food.
3. Cook food thoroughly.
4. Keep food at safe temperature.
5. Use safe water and raw materials.(MNS)