Keep the food in your lunch box Keep the food in your lunch box

While food is transported from a place to another, the food losses its properties and even get spoiled. Learn how to keep food in a perfect condition.

The  United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service gives some keys for suitably keeping the food in its lunch box:

  • Perishable products such as raw and cooked meat should not be at room temperature for more than 2 hours. Try to refrigerate it until the time of consuming.
  • Uncut or unpeeled fruits and vegetables, as well as cookies, breads, fried potatoes, pickled fruits and vegetables and some canned food don’t require refrigeration for preservation.
  • Only pack the quantity of food you will eat.
  • If you prepare your lunch the night before, pack it just before leaving in the morning.
  • In order to maintain your food cold, use an isolated material lunch box as well as cold gel sources.
  • At the time of heating your food in the microwave oven, cover the food in order to maintain its humidity, and to obtain a uniform heating.

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