Food safety: What do you know?
How much do you really know about good food hygiene? The quiz below includes some common food safety myths – find out if you're able to separate fact from fiction.
Q2. Eating food after the 'best before' date won't hurt
Q3. 'Use by' dates are there to make you buy more
Q4. Stick to the 'five second rule' and you'll be ok
Q5. Plastic chopping boards are more hygienic than wooden ones
Q6. You don't need to wash raw chicken before you cook it
Q7. If you've got a 'dodgy' stomach it's usually from the last thing you ate
Q8. Most food poisoning is from 'dodgy' restaurants and takeaways
Q9. Food poisoning isn't serious, it just means an upset stomach
Q10. Steak's ok rare – as long as the outside is brown
Q11. It's best to serve burgers pink in the middle
Q12. Cooked rice can't be kept as long as other leftovers