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Food Safety Tips

Posted on 14 September 2012

Big Green Egg is committed to culinary quality and food safety. We encourage proper use of a high quality food thermometer to ensure that meat, poultry, seafood and other cooked foods reach a safe minimum internal temperature. Remember, you can’t tell whether meat is safely cooked by looking at it! Washing hands with soap and warm water before and after handling raw food is the best way to reduce the spread of germs and prevent food poisoning. Thoroughly wash utensils, cutting boards, and countertops with soap and hot water. Rinse. They may be sanitized by applying a solution of 1 tablespoon of unscented, liquid chlorine bleach per gallon of water. Air-dry. Wash fruits and vegetables thoroughly under running water just before eating, cutting, or cooking. Washing fruits and vegetables with soap or detergent or using commercial produce washes is...

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