Case Study: Consumer Education
Food Safety EducatorsThe World Health Organisation published “The Five Keys to Safer Food” in 2001 as a simple way to train food handlers and educate consumers about important food safety practices and prevent foodborne illness. The key has become an international reference source adopted by more than 100 countries. It is recognised as one of the best World Health Organisation global risk communication messages.The five keys are as follows.
They message is evidence based and explains the ‘why’ behind each of the five principles. As a result, billions of food handlers are empowered to make safe and informed choices and prevent foodborne diseases. You can find more information on The Five Keys to Safer Food in the downloads section below.
- Keep clean
- Separate raw and cooked food
- Cook thoroughly to the appropriate temperature
- Keep food at safe temperatures, both for serving and storage
- Use safe water and raw materials
What we would like you to doPlease answer the following questions on The Five Keys to Safer Food in the comments below:
- Are you surprised at the five actions which can prevent foodborne diseases and death?
- Do you always follow these key principles when preparing food?
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