Food Safety Knowledge - Basic Level Requirements
Learn how to handle and store your food properly to prevent food-borne illnesses with this Food Safety Knowledge course.
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This course is compiled from the Food Safety Knowledge Network's Basic Level Requirements for Food Manufacturers. The practices outlined in the course adhere to internationally recognized standards, codes of practice, and guidelines relating to food, food production, and food safety recognized by the WHO (World Health Organization) and United Nations. The topics covered include personal hygiene, water quality, product contamination control, and pest control. The course will also cover food hazards and incident management.
Upon completion of this course, you will know the important factors that need to be considered when managing personal hygiene. You will understand the requirements needed to ensure water is of good quality and know how to control product contamination that might compromise the health of consumers. The lessons also cover the control and management steps that need to be taken in regard to pest control, prevention, and monitoring. You will also learn about the product quarantine and complaint handling processes that are essential for Incident Management.
If you are a food safety manager or run a business responsible for food safety, you will gain a lot of valuable knowledge from this course. Individuals who are planning to have a career in the food-related industry will also benefit greatly from this course. So, check out the course, start learning how to improve your food handling practices, and make the food you contribute much safer today.Start Course Now
Food Safety - Introduction to Control of Food Hazards - Allergens
Food Safety - General and Specific
Food Safety - Introduction to Incident Management
Food Safety - Introduction to Personal Hygeine
Food Safety - Introduction to Pest Control
Food Safety - Introduction to Product Contamination Control
Food Safety - Introduction to Water Quality
Upon completion of this course you will know the important factors that need to be considered when managing personal hygiene. You will understand the requirements needed to ensure water is of good quality. You will gain knowledge of the importance of controlling product contamination that might compromise the health of consumers. You will know the control and management steps that need to be taken in regard to pest control, prevention and monitoring. You will know that product quarantine and complaint handling are essential in Incident Management.
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Food hygiene refers to all the measures necessary to ensure food safety. With food, there is always the danger of it getting contaminated through the various stages of its production and transport. There are certain tried and tested practices and principles that ensure that the food we consume is not contaminated with pathogens or other bacteria that can cause illnesses. These practices and principles which ensure food safety are generally referred to as food hygiene.
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