Microwave oven safety
Successful microwave cooking depends on understanding the limitations as well as the benefits of this type of cooking.
This fact sheet is to help consumers and those who keep backyard hens. It provides simple steps to avoid the risk of getting food poisoning from egg dishes, explains what to look for when assessing the freshness of eggs and how best to store them to maintain freshness.
Preservation of vegetables
It is now a relatively common practice to bottle vegetables and herbs and spices in either oil, vinegar or a mixture of both. This is done both commercially and domestically and, if there is no further treatment, products should be refrigerated at or below 5 °C. Always choose foods that are ripe but still firm and in good condition with no evidence of mould or insect damage.