Schools, businesses, social gatherings and even restaurants have shut down since President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a national state of disaster on Sunday.
So, since you’ll probably be spending more time at home and in your kitchen in the coming days, here are some Coronavirus food safety tips to consider when cooking:
World Health Organisation COVID-19 food safety tips:
- Use different chopping boards and knives for raw meat and cooked food.
- Wash your hands before handling raw and cooked food.
- Sick animals and animals that have died of diseases should not be eaten.
Even in areas experiencing outbreaks, meat products can be safely consumed if these items are cooked thoroughly and properly handled during food preparation.