Grocery shopping tips

Grocery shopping and food safety


  • Examine fruit and vegetables carefully and avoid choosing the bruised or damaged ones.
  • Keep your raw meat, poultry, fish and seafood away from other food in your grocery cart.
  • Buy cold or frozen food at the end of your shopping trip.
  • Always check the “best before” date.
  •  Label a reusable grocery bag or bin for meat, poultry and seafood.
  • Refrigerate or freeze perishable foods within 2 hours (one hour for hot summer days).

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