It is very important to prepare food safely in order to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria spreading and growing in food.
Harmful bacteria in food can lead to food poisoning. When preparing, cooking and serving food the following personal hygiene rules.
Identify personal hygiene rules to follow:
Wash hands regularly, especially before preparing food and eating, and after handling raw foods.
Wear a clean apron. Never prepare on unclean clothes.
Covers cuts, sores and burns with clean dressings.
Remove all jewellery before preparing food.
All of the above are personal hygiene rules to follow.
When shopping for food we should buy cans or packets that are damaged or have been opened. We should buy products from counter where raw and cooked foods are displayed and stored together. We should buy products that have exceeded the 'use by' date.