Simple lunch box tips
Did you know that the Food Safety Information Council estimates that there are 4.1 million cases of food poisoning in Australia each year?
Good food hygiene is key to staying healthy and reducing the growth of harmful bacteria. That’s the way we like it. Packing a lunch box for school or work is a great way to keep your body sustained with good nutrition and fuelled for a long day.
Refresh your lunch box basics thanks to the peak Australian body for food safety information, Food Safety Information Council, as we enter Australian Food Safety Week.
Here are a few more lunch box tips from the experts:
- danger foods such as chicken, turkey, dairy products can grow bacteria quickly and need to be kept cool
- wash and dry your hands before eating
- rinse fruit and veg well
- keep a freezer block or frozen drink in your lunch box
Source: Food Safety Information Council