About Food Hygiene
Food hygiene is the preservation and preparation of foods in a manner that ensures the food is safe for human consumption. Food Hygiene is the conditions and practices that preserve the quality of food to prevent contamination and foodborne illnesses. Properly handling and preparing food greatly reduces the risks of getting foodborne illnesses. Food hygiene is set of basic Principles employed by the food operators at all stages of food handling to ensure that food is safe to consume and is of good keeping quality. In other words it is conditions and measures necessary to maintain safety and security of food at all the stages of food chain. Food hygiene is the process of properly chilling, cooking, cleaning food and avoiding cross-contamination to prevent the spread of bacteria in food. It is useful for preventing food poisoning.