Test Your Summer Food Safety Smarts

Leslie Beck, RD See Bio

Copyright © Leslie Beck, 2015.

Leslie Beck, Registered Dietitian, is the best-selling author of 12 books on nutrition and health, writes a weekly column in The Globe and Mail, and is a regular contributor to CTV News. Based at the Medisys clinic in Toronto, Leslie offers one-on-one diet coaching, personalized meal plans and evidence-based recommendations on the use of nutritional supplements. www.lesliebeck.com

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Repeatedly, we are advised to wash our hands thoroughly before handling foods, rinse fruits and vegetables, check expiry dates on packages 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 that some of the very things you do to keep your foods safe could be putting your health at risk.

The following quiz will help you determine your food safety savvy – and how safe your summer foods really are. Your answers will help pinpoint areas you need to brush up on.  Be honest; don’t look ahead at the answers.

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Copyright © Leslie Beck, 2015.

Leslie Beck, Registered Dietitian, is the best-selling author of 12 books on nutrition and health, writes a weekly column in The Globe and Mail, and is a regular contributor to CTV News. Based at the Medisys clinic in Toronto, Leslie offers one-on-one diet coaching, personalized meal plans and evidence-based recommendations on the use of nutritional supplements. www.lesliebeck.com

 

 

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