Store and handle food safely

Store and handle food safely

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Store and handle food safely

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Proper procedures for receiving, transporting, and storing food supplies to prevent contamination and ensure freshness.
  • Skills in preventing cross-contamination during food handling and identifying potentially unsafe food safety processes.
  • Understanding the importance of prompt food disposal to avoid cross-contamination and maintaining cleanliness and hygiene.
  • Practical examples, interactive exercises, and real-world scenarios to apply concepts and techniques directly.
  • Knowledge of guidelines for transporting food items, including container and packaging selection, avoiding product damage, vehicle maintenance, and temperature control.
  • Inspecting food items upon receipt to verify accuracy, check for damage or leaks, ensure proper temperature, and document any discrepancies.
  • Proper storage techniques such as maintaining appropriate temperatures, suitable storage conditions, organising and labelling, and segregating raw and cooked food items.
  • Safe disposal practices including identifying expired, spoiled, or contaminated food, segregating food waste, proper containment and labelling, storage away from food preparation areas, following local regulations for disposal methods, and maintaining documentation for compliance.

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course covers the importance of food handling and storage practices, highlighting the risks associated with improper procedures and the serious consequences they can entail. Throughout the course, learners will gain insight into various topics, including food transportation, storage, handling, display, and disposal.

The course emphasises the significance of maintaining high standards of food safety to protect consumer health, ensure product quality, and comply with legal requirements. By addressing potential hazards such as bacterial contamination, cross-contamination, and foodborne illnesses, participants will learn how to handle food safely, minimise risks, and maintain hygiene standards. Through interactive exercises and real-world scenarios, learners will develop practical skills and knowledge to handle food safely and responsibly in a retail environment, thereby safeguarding both consumers and businesses.

COURSE PREVIEW

COURSE ACTIVITIES

Introduction

Introduction to Safe Food Handling and Storage

Lessons

Food Transport and Storage
Food Handling and Display
Safe Food Disposal

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