Find the fridge: spoiled foods cost business a fortune

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Unless you would like a date with the porcelain, put your lunch in the fridge.

That’s the advice from the Food Safety Information Council, which warns that many Australians fail to follow simple instructions to avoid food poisoning.

But employers appear to need to help out – a recent council survey found that many of the office workers who don’t use the fridge for their lunch believe that it’s more an incubator for food disasters than a way to keep food clean and cool.

The annual survey of about 1200 people found that three-quarters of office workers take their lunch to work, but 10 per cent of that number fail to put their lunch in the fridge.

The results were worse for school lunches: more than one-quarter of parents fail to put a frozen drink or ice block with their child’s lunch – up 8 per cent on the survey…

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