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.