In pics: Are you washing fruits, veggies right? Check out FSSAI guidelines
Wash, wash and wash before you cook: that's what the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India recommends.
FSSAI | Coronavirus | Food safety
BS Web Team |
Last Updated at July 6, 2020 11:01 IST
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Wash your hands before and after coming in contact with fruits, vegetables and other packed items.
Wash or scrub all fruits, vegetables and packed food under running water prior using it for any purpose.
Label them ‘pre-washed’ to avoid confusion
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Refrigerate the chopped, peeled or cooked item as soon as possible or within 2 hours
Use a refrigerator thermometer to ensure the temperature stays at 40°F or below
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Wash cutting board, countertops and utensils with hot soapy water, before and after use.
Store fruits and vegetables away from and not next to below raw meat, poultry and seafood. These items can drip juices that may have germs.
Use a separate cutting board for fruits and veggies and meats, poultry and seafood.
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First Published: Mon, July 06 2020. 10:25 IST