Victoria Day is almost here and many of us are itching to get to our Barbecues to start the long weekend.

While many claims are made for the Charbroiled King, it’s important to remember food safety when it comes to the grill.

Health Canada is reminding you to always refrigerate raw meat, whether in a working fridge or a cool fuller of ice.

Use a clean utensils and a digital thermometer for the msot accurate indicator of when meat is safe to eat.

And always keep you hands clean.

Health Canada doesn’t want you to be the 1 in 8 Canadians that will get food poisoning this year.