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How food smart are you? Do you know these answers? Find out more on from the infographic!

MYTH #1: “If I microwave food, the microwaves kill the bacteria, so the food is safe.”
 
MYTH #2: “Of course I wash all bagged lettuce and greens because it might make me sick if I don’t.”

MYTH #3: “I don’t need to use a food thermometer. I can tell when my food is cooked by looking at it or checking the temperature with my finger.”

MYTH #4: “I can’t re-freeze foods after I have thawed them – I have to cook them or throw them away.”
 
 Want to learn more?
 Go to:
 fightbac.org
www.foodsafety.gov