Food safety is the utilization of various resources and strategies which involves the safe handling of food to prevent food borne illnesses. To prevent the spread of food borne illnesses, food safety measures are applied by various types of food safety establishments from restaurants to commissaries and warehouses. One of the most important aspects of practicing food safety involves preventing foods from becoming contaminated Practicing this level of food sanitation begins with the purchase or acquisition of different food items and ends with the proper storage of leftovers for future use. Various strategies can be followed to practice food safety like meat and vegetables can be placed in airtight containers or in a freezer. Other household items such as flour, sugar, spices can be placed in containers that provide hindrance to airborne bacteria or in pantries when not in active use. These strategies prove to be an important component of any food safety programme. Food safety is the responsibility of those who handle and prepare food commercially for delivery to consumers and of consumers who prepare and eat food in their homes.