4) Invest in a food thermometer
This will be able to help you check the temperature of meat and fish before serving to make sure that it’s safe to eat. You can use this Food Safety chart
to check what temperature each different food should be when it’s safe to eat.
5) Defrost food properly
If you’re cooking frozen food and it needs to be defrosting first, allow time for it to defrost in the fridge. ‘Frozen food shouldn’t sit on the worktop, or in the sink to defrost as bacteria will quickly grow,’ says Naomi Mead, nutritionist at Healthspan