Cooked Food and Leftovers. Any temperature between 40° F (4.4° C) and 140° F (60° C) is considered the “danger zone” for Babies food. Harmful bacteria can grow to levels that could cause illness. … They must be refrigerated at 40° F (4.4° C) or below within 2 hours.
Steps to Remain
- Before giving food to baby wash your hands with soap and water or use spoon to feed.
- Heat baby’s food properly and then allow it to cool before feeding your baby.
- Wash the plate or bowl and spoon in warm water before giving feed.
- Never re-heat the food. Do not leave the food to cool at room temperature for too long became bacteria start developing.
- In case the baby food kept in fridge your freezer temperature should be 0*F [-18*C] or below.
- Never cook baby food in microwave.
- Good warming method is to place a container of baby food in a bowl of hot water. Leave it in the bowl for a few minutes and it will warm up nicely.
- Never allow cooked food to stand at room temperature for more than 2 hours (or more than one hour when the temperature is above 90 degrees)
- Do not store prepared baby food in the refrigerator for more than 24 hours
- Never defrost baby foods by leaving them at room temperature or in standing water.
- No – heating baby food for a second time could be harmful and may lead to food poisoning. Always throw away any leftovers at the end of each meal.
- Always cook food in hygienic way and it prevent the infection and other health problems.
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