Food safety is used as a scientific discipline describing handle, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent food-borne illness. The occurrence of two or more cases of a similar illnesses resulting from the ingestion of a common food is known as a food-borne disease outbreak.
THE IMPORTANCE OF FOOD SAFETY. Food safety is important as it helps to protect consumer from the risk of food borne illnesses. It also helps to prevent consumers from risks of health –related conditions such as allergy and even death.
Some Food Safety Musts
- Wash hands between steps.
- Sanitize work surfaces.
- Use separate cutting boards for raw meats, vegetables and produce, and cooked foods.
- Cook foods to safe temperatures.
- Keep hot foods hot and cold foods cold.
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