Ways to Prevent Foodborne Diseases
Statistics show that in every ten people one becomes sick from consuming unclean food every year. On top of that around 420000 persons die each year due to food contamination. Even when you would think that practicing correct food safety procedures would be easy, the statistics are staggering. However, the problem is that not so many people can tell how they can practice proper food safety. By training yourself and your staff, you can help reduce the deaths and ailments associated to food safety. Here are some of the best ways in which this can be achieved.
One of the best ways of doing this is through handwashing, and the reason why it is top on the list is that its most effective way to prevent foodborne diseases. You may be surprised but while a lot of people to wash their hands, not many to it as I should be. Make sure as you wash your hands you are using enough amount of soap and do so preferably with warm water. When using warm water, you will be eliminating the bacteria, hence this is quite necessary. This is quite important as lack of doing this is essentially like not cleaning your hands at all. Furthermore, you need to ensure you are doing this at the right times. It is obviously required that you clean your hands after using the washrooms.
One feature of food safety that is time and again disregarded is how you store food. About foods like veggies and fruits, make sure you each time you cut them, they are stored straightaway. Most people don’t know that plant product are more prone to environmental impurities immediately they are cut open. You can void this by simply placing them in the fridge after cutting … Read More..