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Repeatedly, we are advised to wash our hands thoroughly before handling foods, rinse fruit and vegetables, check expiry dates and cook burgers to a safe temperature. But knowing about safe food-handling practices and putting them into practice are two different things. And you might be surprised to learn some of the things you do to keep your foods safe could be putting your health at risk.
Take the quiz to help you determine your summertime food-safety savvy. Then, see my explanations of the correct answers and how you fared here