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  • If hospitality staff don’t look after themselves and their premises, they’re unlikely to look after your food very well.
  • Hot food should be served hot at 60 °C and above, and cold food should be served cold at 5 °C or less. 
  • If you are in any doubt about the safety of food, don’t eat it.
  • If you have serious concerns with the way food is handled, stored, prepared or cooked by a food business, contact the local council in which the premises is located.

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Reviewed on: 04-10-2021