Safe Food Handling Procedures

Questions

Do You Know ?

. . . That foods canned at home are not to be served at child care facilities?

. . . That frozen foods should not be thawed at room temperature?

. . . That the only way to be sure food is at the right temperature is to test it with a food thermometer?

. . . That to help prevent foodborne illnesses, food should be kept out of the temperature danger zone?

Overview / Objectives

This module describes safe food handling procedures for every step throughout the food production process.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify safe food handling procedures in the food production process.
  • State why it is important to use a food thermometer.
  • Explain why it is important for a child care facility to have a policy about food brought from home.