Chapter 7, Preparing, Handling and Storing Food

Cleaning in kitchenPreparing, handling and storing food deserves special attention because germs may be spread during these activities. Germs, such as bacteria and viruses, grow quickly in some foods. Food‑borne illnesses can cause diarrhea, vomiting, fever and stomach pain. Food that is not properly cooked, cooled or stored can be a perfect place for germs to grow.
 

 

 

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