What are food safety tips?

Food safety tips are a set of procedures that ensure food is stored, cooked and served in a manner that prevents contamination and food-borne illnesses. 1. Always wash your hands before handling food, and keep them clean while cooking. 2. Use separate cutting boards for raw meat, poultry, and seafood. 3. Cook food to the proper temperature to kill harmful bacteria. 4. Refrigerate leftovers promptly. 5. Avoid cross contamination by using separate utensils and surfaces for raw and cooked food. 6. Never serve food that is past its expiration date.