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Food Temperature

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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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