Employee Development Co-ordinator, Contemporary Catering
Ask any parent how trying the back to school rush can be at the best of times! Never fear though for there is help at hand when it comes to ensuring that their lunches are packed and stored safely; one less thing to worry about.
In the first term of school when the months are warmer the risk of food poisoning due to food spoiling is of concern to many parents and teachers says the CEO of the NSW Food Authority Polly Bennett. She says, "It is true that as temperatures rise so does the risk of food poisoning. So the basic rule of thumb is to keep it cool for school in order to reduce that risk."
The NSW Food Authority recommends the following to keep children's lunch boxes safe :
Source : NSW Food Authority, 21 January 2015