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HACCP

Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points (HACCP) is a Food Safety Control System that originated in the USA to prevent food poisoning of astronauts whilst in space. You can read …

Causes of Food Poisoning

There are many ways that a person can acquire food poisoning. Non-bacterial causes of food poisoning Non-bacterial food poisoning is commonly referred to as accidental food poisoning. The most common …

Welcome to week 2

Welcome to week 2! Last week we spent most of last week looking at hazards, contamination and cross contamination and how to prevent it. You also had a chance to …

What is Food Poisoning?

Food poisoning is caused by the contamination of food items, which can happen at any stage in the food process from the harvesting of food to preparation, or insufficient cooking …

Food Safety Facts

The World Health Organisation has released the following “facts” on food safety. Unsafe food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites, or chemical substances, causes more than 200 diseases – ranging from …

What is Food Safety?

Food Safety means following food safety procedures and routines to prevent food borne illness during the food preparation cycle. This cycle is broken into critical control points (known as CCP’s) …

Wrap of the week

Well done! You are the end of your Introduction to HACCP course. Let us wrap up before you assess your progress. Food Safety is one of the most critical aspects …

How does Contamination Occur?

Before we start to explain how to control food safety, we need to explain how food becomes contaminated, as this is one of the key control methods of hazards. Food …

Welcome and Introduction from Chef Andy

Hi, I am Chef Andy, Group Executive Chef at the International Culinary Studio and I am your mentor during this course on Introduction to HACCP. I hope that you find …