The Importance of Food Safety Training
One of the most important elements for businesses purchasing, preparing, storing, and serving food is the training of their personnel. Often the least amount of time and resource investment is made to training. However, investing in the training of your team is essential for ensuring a safe establishment.
Eating spoiled food, raw meat, poultry, or contaminated food can lead to food-borne illness, infection, and flu-like symptoms due to the ingestion of harmful bacteria. People with a compromised immune system are at an increased risk of sickness.
In order to engage in effective disease control and prevent food poisoning, it’s important to learn safe food handling practices, especially around food types such as chicken, turkey, seafood, pork, eggs, lamb and ground meat. This also reduces costs in the long run by preventing recalls, consumer complaints, audit concerns, loss of contracts, and excessive laboratory testing.