Angus CouncilTel: 08452 777 778

Issued : 15th June 2004

Storing Raws, Roots And Readies

DO you know how best to store your raws, roots and readies?

Safe food storage is at the heart of this year's Food Safety Week this week (14 - 20 June). The message is clear - by taking a few simple storage steps you can enjoy your food at its best and avoid food poisoning.

To promote the hygiene message, Angus Council's Environmental and Consumer Protection Department is running a FILL THE FRIDGE competition in the local papers and has organised a number of displays to promote food safety in the county. The displays with food safety and storage information can be found in the Co-op Abbeygate Stores in Arbroath and Forfar and the Scotmid store at Montrose Street Brechin and High Street Montrose throughout the week.

When considering food storage raws, roots and readies are the three food types that need most care because:

So, to ensure you enjoy food at its best and don't put yourself at risk of contracting food poisoning, here are a few simple storage rules to follow:

In the fridge

In the store cupboard