Basics of Food Safety

Basics of Food Safety

What is
Food Safety?

Food Safety is defined and a brief overview of the agencies who evaluate food safety around the world, key principles of effective food safety regulation, the history of food safety and the consequences of unsafe food handling practices and procedures for companies and consumers are provided here.

Article by: Sesotec

Four Steps to Food Safety:
Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill

Descriptions of the four (4) steps to ensuring safe food at home: clean, separate, cook and chill are provided in this publication

Article by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

What is food safety and why is it important?​

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This article includes a definition of food safety, major foodborne illnesses and their causes, the key elements of food safety and why it is important are provided in this publication.

Article by: Ubong Edet

Food Safety
in the Kitchen

Tips on how to prevent food poisoning as food is prepared in the kitchen. The kitchen sink, cutting board and utensils, thermometer, refrigerator & microwave are the common food safety tools highlighted and discussed in this publication.

Article by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)