There are many cases of bacterial food poisoning during hot and humid summer. To prevent the outbreak of food poisoning, pay particular attention to the following and be very careful.
< So as to not get contaminated with bacteria>
< So as to not increase the growth of bacteria>
<To kill bacteria>
*Reheating food well can kill intoxicating bacteria. It is recommended to heat the center to 75°C for more than 1 minute. Do not eat raw or rare meats. Cook the meat well, and wash utensils that handled raw food.
<So as to not increase the growth of bacteria>>
*Escherichia coli (0157) doubles in quantity in 15 to 20 minutes even at room temperature. Especially in summer, be careful not to carry lunch boxes or leave them outside.
Mie-ken Iryo Hoken-bu Shokuhin Anzen-ka (三重県 医療保健部 食品安全課)
TEL: 059-224-2343 (in Japanese only)