Food Safety Practice Test

Food Safety refers to handling, preparing and storing food in a way to best reduce the risk of individuals becoming sick from foodborne illnesses. 

Food safety is a global concern that covers a variety of different areas of everyday life.

The principles of food safety aim to prevent food from becoming contaminated and causing food poisoning. This is achieved through a variety of different avenues, some of which are:

  • Properly cleaning and sanitising all surfaces, equipment and utensils
  • Maintaining a high level of personal hygiene, especially hand-washing
  • Storing, chilling and heating food correctly with regards to temperature, environment and equipment
  • Implementing effective pest control
  • Comprehending food allergies, food poisoning and food intolerance

Food safety is integral to operating a successful food service operation, but also public safety. Learn more about cross contamination, cold and hot food safety, best practices for personal hygiene, and how to prevent foodborne illnesses.

Increase your knowledge and chances of passing an exam by studying with our free practice quiz with 50 questions.

Good luck!