How To Prevent Foodborne Illnesses

Cook To Proper Temperature

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It is easy to be in a hurry while cooking. However, it is important not to rush the process and cook to proper temperature because, often, many foods require a certain internal temperature before they are safe to consume. For example, meat and eggs need to be cooked at a required temperature for harmful bacteria such as E. coli and listeria to be effectively eliminated. Other foods can also be dangerous when under-cooked, such as beans. Under-cooked and raw beans contain lectin, which can be toxic if consumed. Therefore, when cooking, it is vital to research the minimum temperature requirements for foods to avoid making yourself and others sick.

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