Food Safety & Hygiene Tips

HELPFUL TIPS ON PERSONAL HYGIENE & FOOD HANDLING IN YOUR KITCHEN

  1. Wash hands if not wearing gloves at regular intervals. Use a clean towel or paper towel to dry your hands that will only be used once.
  2. Tie back hair, wear a hair net or hat to keep hair from contaminating food.
  3. Keep fingernails trimmed and scrubbed to prevent the spread of disease.
  4. Wear shoes that cover the whole foot not thongs or sandals to prevent accidents in the kitchen.
  5. Wear clean, neat clothing that is not damaged or exposed to the skin and covers arms and legs to help prevent injury if there is an accident.
  6. Always use clean utensils and never us utensils that have been used for raw food with cooked food.
  7. Keep food preparation and cooking area clean and tidy at all times.
  8. When tasting food always use clean utensils and not your hands to prevent the spread of disease and bacteria.