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The food supply in the United States is considered to be one of the safest in the world, yet according to the Centers for Disease Control, millions of Americans still come down with foodborne illnesses every year.

This “Food Handling Safety” course discusses the contamination hazards that are associated with food handling, and the materials, equipment and safe work practices employees should use to ensure that the foods they prepare won’t make someone else sick.

Topics covered in the courses include:

  • Sources of foodborne illnesses
  • Personal hygiene for food handlers
  • Hand washing
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Preventing cross-contamination
  • Controlling food temperatures
  •  … and more