January 8, 2017 in Daily Bulletin
Ryan F. Mandelbaum reported on a study of television chef food safety practices:
- A survey of 24 television chefs found that the majority do not demonstrate good food safety techniques.
- Errors include failing to wash hands before handling raw meat, and sampling food served to others with bare hands.
- They also neglected to discuss the correct temperature of meat – something novice cooks might fail to understand, putting them at risk of disease.
- Television food preparation techniques make for good entertainment, but aren’t necessarily the best way to actually make food.
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