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Food Myths Debunked #fightbac

I’m a little hesitant when eating leftovers. In my own fridge I only save things for 2-3 days MAX.

MYTH #1: “If I microwave food, the microwaves kill the bacteria, so the food is safe.”

I don’t understand how uneven heating temperatures and hot spots would make someone think that microwaving the crap out of a left over piece of chicken would suddenly make it a safe food product. Keeping your food at proper storage, thawing and cooking temperatures is the best way to start when in comes to keeping your food safe from bacteria and spoiling.

food myths @usdafoodsafety #fightbac

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