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13 things you need to know about food poisoning

Food poisoning is highly unpleasant – and can even be downright dangerous. Here’s how you can avoid falling ill.

It’s impossible to tell whether beef is ready by looking at
It’s impossible to tell whether beef is ready by looking at it
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“There’s a [helpful slogan to use],” says Jeffrey Farber, a food-science professor at the University of Guelph. “Your burger’s done at 71!” (That’s degrees Celsius, to be precise). Home chefs should use a meat thermometer. Follow these 5 food safety tips for proper food handling.



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