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Introduction

Hey there! Welcome to the ’Food contamination’ topic.

In this topic you will learn about one of the most important aspects of food safety, food
contamination. If you don’t understand how food contamination occurs or how to avoid it
then you will never be able to work with food safely.

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

When you complete this topic you will be able to:

  • describe the three ways food can be contaminated
  • describe the symptoms of food poisoning
  • define food spoilage
  • describe the different kinds of high risk and low risk foods
  • define cross contamination and the do’s and don’ts around it.

This topic will take you approximately 10 minutes to complete.

Click on the Next button to begin.