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Fish handling safety & storage

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When buying or catching fish it is essential that proper handling and storage are used to reduce the risk of food-borne illness and ensure it is kept in top quality. You cannot see the harmful bacteria on the fish so you must handle it as if it is present. Salmonella and E. coli are bacteria that can cause illness and are sometimes found on fish. Follow the guidelines below to ensure food safety when handling fish.

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