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The dirty history of soap

With hand-washing top of mind, soap is an integral part of keeping clean. But people through the ages relied on earlier forms of soap more for cleaning objects than for personal hygiene.
In a recent research study, around 10 per cent of the recipes examined contained unsafe food preparation instructions. (Shutterstock)

How to safely handle food and avoid salmonella

A food safety expert offers six tips on safe food handling that many cookbooks and cooking shows fail to deliver.

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