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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 21st January 2010, 6:37 pm

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I am going to print and laminate this and pin it up in the kitchen.

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Post by polgara on 21st January 2010, 6:40 pm

Love it lol!
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Post by MrsC on 22nd January 2010, 8:53 am

Excellent! :biglaugh:

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Post by Guest on 22nd January 2010, 9:26 am

Surely if it was raw steak, and you're not a Puma, then you'd cook it, then eat it ?
(Assuming you got to it before the Puma !)

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Post by Compostwoman on 22nd January 2010, 10:17 am

I thought that....

I love this! Dynamic risk assessment in action!

Amd I am obviously not the only person to eat food dropped on the floor.....

I would add in a step about "is it your floor or someone elses floor...."

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 22nd January 2010, 12:11 pm

The Mighty Gusset wrote:Surely if it was raw steak, and you're not a Puma, then you'd cook it, then eat it ?
(Assuming you got to it before the Puma !)

The Puma wouldn't be able to read the chart though, so he would just sit there in indecision, not knowing whether he could eat or not, and meanwhile you could dart in and snaffle the steak.

Chop it up with a bit of capers, onion, cornichons and parsley and eat it fresh and raw. Bacteria schmacteria.

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Post by Guest on 22nd January 2010, 1:19 pm

I'd also like to add - if you find me lying on the floor - please feed me !

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 22nd January 2010, 1:26 pm

I would have thought 'Nil by mouth' would be more appropriate by that stage.

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Post by Mike on 22nd January 2010, 1:35 pm

Missing from the flow chart --- Is it washable? Raw food that is washable you just wash off and then cook (if it is to be cooked). If raw veggies like for a salad, well it was on the ground (where it grew) and was washed before, just do it again.

As for non-human animals being unable to read the chart, in my experience not a problem. For example, most of us have seen the "five second rule". Our dog may be able to read but any food hitting the floor he manages to scarf up at least that quickly.

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Post by Guest on 22nd January 2010, 1:57 pm

Mike wrote:For example, most of us have seen the "five second rule".

See the 'Further' link I posted ^up there^ for more on the 'five second rule'

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Post by MrsC on 22nd January 2010, 5:25 pm

You could also add in the "when did I last clean the floor factor", closely followed by "has Mr C walked through here in muddy boots recently" test.

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 22nd January 2010, 5:33 pm

and "what am I going to do with it?"
a carrot destined to simmer merrily in a stockpot for 6 hours... not such a worry.
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Post by Mike on 22nd January 2010, 8:42 pm

Wilhelm Von Rhomboid wrote:and "what am I going to do with it?"
a carrot destined to simmer merrily in a stockpot for 6 hours... not such a worry.
Sashimi...

And like I said, you washed that carrot before after ypu pulled it out of the ground -- so wash it again. Extremely unlikely that your floor even begins to compare with the well manured soil the carrot grew in.

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 22nd January 2010, 10:55 pm

Mike wrote:
Wilhelm Von Rhomboid wrote:and "what am I going to do with it?"
a carrot destined to simmer merrily in a stockpot for 6 hours... not such a worry.
Sashimi...

And like I said, you washed that carrot before after ypu pulled it out of the ground -- so wash it again. Extremely unlikely that your floor even begins to compare with the well manured soil the carrot grew in.

although carrots tend not to do so well in well manured soil.

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Post by Nick B on 23rd January 2010, 2:02 pm

If it's going to be cooked it don't matter does It???? cook

When I worked in the meat trade the things I saw done to meat and other things would make your hair stand up on end.
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