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Approximately 11 to 13 million cases of food poisoning occur in Canada each year.
One easy way to prevent food poisoning is to buy and use a digital food and fridge thermometer: store refrigerated foods 4°C/40°F and cook chicken & ground beef 74°C/165°F. For more information, videos, tips and fun, visit ruhotenuf.ca.
Food safety bulletins
Be food safe
You can reduce the chance of food poisoning in your home by following these simple steps:
View this two minute video that demonstrates these four safe food handling practices for the home cook.
Survey: Food safety practices
View findings from a survey on food safety practices: