FROZEN FOOD: HOW TO KEEP IT SAFE

FROZEN FOOD: HOW TO KEEP IT SAFE

A great summary here on safety issues around freezing and thawing food. Because it doesn’t matter how strong your digestion is if the bugs are really wicked!

C.difficile, for example, and other antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria make toxins that peel the lining of the colon right off the organ and can lead to fatal diarrhea. Yikes! (See chapter 11 in You Are NOT What You Eat; Better Digestive Health In 7 Simple Steps)

http://www.brandonsun.com/lifestyles/breaking-news/freezing-food-is-one-of-safest-preservation-methods-risk-in-thawing-however-230557131.html?thx=y

Food is shown in a freezer in North Vancouver, B.C., Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. You reach into your freezer and pull out an ice crystal-encrusted meat product of dubious origin. You have no idea how long it's been there. Is it safe to eat? Some freezing experts explain the rules of food safety, freezer style. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Photo by Jonathan Hayward

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