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Hi there! Welcome to the ’Why food safety?’ topic.

This topic will help you understand why you need to learn about food safety by giving you some background information like what food safety is and what your responsibilities are
as a food handler.

Let’s take a closer look at what you will cover in this topic.

When you complete this topic you will be able to:

  • define food safety
  • define a food handler
  • explain the responsibilities of a food handler
  • define a food allergen
  • describe some of the common allergens found in food.


This topic will take you approximately 10 minutes to complete.

Click on the Next button to begin.