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Food Handling and Preparation

Tamar Lasky

in Epidemiologic Principles and Food Safety

Published in print May 2007 | ISBN: 9780195172638
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865727 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172638.003.11
 Food Handling and Preparation

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Food preparation outside the home presents a series of opportunities for contamination and special challenges in controlling food-borne illness, from training people who work with food, developing and maintaining equipment that allows safe preparation and storage, to a wide set of regulations to ensure food safety in the variety of preparation settings. This chapter provides an overview on issues regarding food handling and preparation.

Keywords: epidemiology; food safety; food-borne illness; process controls; food code; retail

Chapter.  6781 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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