The Safe Food Handbook: How to Make Smart Choices About Risky Food
The Safe Food Handbook is an essential guide for everyone, especially those most vulnerable to unsafe food—pregnant women, older adults, young children, those with serious health conditions—and anyone who cooks for them. Dr. Heli Perrett provides clear guidance on how to:
Helpfully organized by food group, The Safe Food Handbook demystifies the perils in our food—infectious bacteria, deadly molds, hormones, antibiotics, toxins, irradiation, and even wax on produce. Risks lurk in . . .
Fruits and Vegetables • Fish and Shellfish • Meat and Poultry • Dairy • Eggs • Grains, Legumes and Nuts • and even Herbs and Spices
. . . but Dr. Perrett answers your questions on shopping (“What exactly does this label mean?”), eating out (“What should I avoid in restaurants?”), and food preparation and storage (“How long can I save these leftovers?”)—so you don’t have to worry. You’ll have the inside story on what’s really in your shopping bag—and on your fork.
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Review: The Safe Food Handbook: How To Make Smart Choices About Risky FoodUser Review - Jackie - Goodreads
This book was very disheartening. I've read Marion Nestle and others but Perrett is much more depressing. After reading this book you feel like nothing is safe to eat. Not even organic. Read full review
Review: The Safe Food Handbook: How To Make Smart Choices About Risky FoodUser Review - Nicole - Goodreads
This book puts a large emphasis on how food becomes contaminated as it is being grown/produced, processed, packaged and sold/served. It actually freaked me out a little bit which wasn't what I was ... Read full review
What Makes Our Food Risky?
There Are Smart Ways to Cut Your Food Risks
Fish and Shellfish
Meat and Poultry
Grains Legumes and Nuts
Herbs and Spices
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