Preparing a meal? Watch out for germs

ST INFOGRAPHICS: REI KUROHI, CEL GULAPA

Here is the lowdown on the best kitchen practices so you can keep food poisoning at bay.

For food safety, we always mention the temperature danger zone - between 5 and 60 deg C - which is where bacteria can grow quickly, said Mr Martyn Wong, manager of Singapore Polytechnic's Food Innovation & Resource Centre.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 03, 2018, with the headline 'Preparing a meal? Watch out for germs'. Print Edition | Subscribe