Methods of Food Preservation and their Effectiveness : Report

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Food safety management
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1Task 1..............................................................................................................................................1Part 1...............................................................................................................................................11.1 Controls needed to prevent chemical contamination of food...............................................13.2 Methods that are safe for food storage..................................................................................23.3 Importance of staff cleanliness to control food defilement..................................................23.4 Cleaning and sterilization process........................................................................................33.5 issues related with bug control in food premises.................................................................33.6 Justify the requirement for cleanliness outline and development of Food premises...........43.7 importance of training which assure quality.........................................................................5PART 2............................................................................................................................................5TASK 4............................................................................................................................................54.1 Food hazard risk....................................................................................................................54.2 Control a food safety system.................................................................................................54.3 Food Safety guidelines:.........................................................................................................5CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONFood safety is an important aspect in a healthy lifestyle, it is scientific discipline whichdescribes handling preparation and manner in which the food is stored in order to prevent foodborne illness or disease. The Food standard agency (FSA) is responsible for food hygiene andfood safety in UK. The present report will determine various sources and control measureavailable for food contamination. The report also describe various methods of food preservationand their effectiveness. The key steps of pest control will be also described in the assignment.Furthermore, the report will analyse various problems or issue related to pest control in foodarea, in addition to this the report will determine two dishes that helps in maintaining health andsafety management.Task 1Part 11.1 Controls needed to prevent chemical contamination of food.Food contamination refers to existence of harmful microorganism and chemicalcomponents within a food item. There two major types of food contamination such as Physicalcontamination and chemical contamination.Physical contamination – When food item possess any external objects or component in itfor example – insects, nails, hairs etc then it can be spoiled or get contaminated.Chemical contamination – When various elements and pesticides are used to store foodfor loner time, this can result in food contamination or spoilage.In order to protect food from both of the contamination various techniques and tools can be suedsuch as proper storage of food, monitoring of the food items, applying big sprays at foodpremises etc.1
2.2& 2.3 Food preservation methods and their effectivenessDrying – It is a most effective method for protecting food, in this method the wateractions are reduced in order to avoid bacterial development.Freezing – Bacteria development is blocked by keeping food under -18 degrees, the foodwhich food that can be preserved can be breezed.Canning – This method is known to be another commonly used food preservationmethod. Canning is used to preserve food for a longer period such as pickles. It is a goodmethod because it can keep food safe for a longer time but the taste of the food alsochanges in this method.Hot holding – The food under this method is kept in around temperature of 65 degreeswhich helps in avoiding any kind of contamination.2Illustration1: Types of food contamination
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