To barbecue safely and avoid foodborne illnesses takes four key steps.

Watch Marilyn Lee, a professor of food safety at Ryerson University in Toronto, show CBC's Kim Bruhuber how to prepare, cook and serve meat from a backyard BBQ.

They cover:

  • Handwashing.
  • Using a thermometer.
  • Separating utensils for raw and cooked foods.
  • When to put leftovers in the fridge.