Tips for Improving Food Safety

There are simple practices that any food operator can adopt to improve food safety:

  • Use separate chopping boards for raw and cooked foods and adequately clean them to prevent cross-contamination.
  • Properly cover food in fridges to prevent contamination. Be especially careful to ensure juice from raw meat doesn't spill onto cold meats, cheese and vegetables.
  • Keep fridge temperatures at a maximum temperature of 4o Celsius to stop bacteria from flourishing.
  • Store hot food at temperatures over 60o Celsius.