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1

At what temperature should food be reheated at for five minutes?

100 degrees Celsius

2

For how long should food be reheated at 100 degrees Celsius?

5 minutes

3

Why should food be reheated at 100 degrees Celsius for 5 minutes?

To ensure food is heated thoroughly

4

At what setting should a microwave be used to reheat food?

A microwave should be used to reheat food only on the highest setting

5

Why should the highest setting be used when reheating food in a microwave?

To ensure food is thoroughly heated

6

How does one ensure food is thoroughly heated when using a microwave to reheat food?

The food should be stirred periodically

7

How many times can food be heated?

Food should be reheated only once

8

Why should food be reheated only once?

As the more times food is cooled and reheated the greater the potential for food poisoning

9

List the food reheating guidelines.
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Reheat food at 100 degrees for five minutes to ensure food is heated throughout

A microwave should only be used to reheat food on the highest setting to ensure food is thoroughly heated

When using a microwave to reheat food stir the food periodically to ensure it is heated throughout - no cold spots

Only reheat food once - cooling and reheating a food increases the potential for food poisoning