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The key steps are:
Poor cleaning and personal hygiene habits/practices can cause food contamination, food poisoning, and spread of infection.
Use good cleaning and storage techniques to reduce the chance of food borne illnesses. The highest levels of contamination are found in areas that are damp, such as kitchen sponges, dishcloths, sink drains, and faucet handles.
To reduce the chances of cross contamination, you should also:
To reduce bacteria growth:
Other food storage tips include:
Yes. Wherever food is manufactured, processed, stored, handled, displayed, distributed, sold, or offered for sale, it is important to check with both your local jurisdiction (province or territory) and municipality to find out what laws apply. These rules apply to catering and temporary food events as well. Food safety is enforced by public health inspectors. In some areas, persons handling food may also need a food handling certificate.