Cross-contamination occurs in food when raw food comes into contact
with cooked food, for example when the juices of raw meat, poultry or
seafood come into contact with ready-to-eat food.
not mix raw food with food that has already been cooked.
raw meat, poultry and seafood at the bottom shelf of the refrigerator
so that their juices do not drip onto other food. Ensure that they are
tightly wrapped in plastic or are placed individually on separate
- Use different cutting boards and utensils for raw
and cooked food. If you only have one cutting board, always wash
thoroughly with soap and hot water between uses.
cutting raw meat, seafood and poultry, wash the knives thoroughly before
cutting other food.