Topic 4: Food safety during meal preparation

Introduction

Sensory and health quality, including the safety of prepared food, is influenced by maintaining the proper parameters of the process, appropriate technological procedures, as well as adherence to the principles of hygiene at all stages of food preparation - from storage of raw materials and semi-finished products, through preliminary and thermal processing, to storage of ready meals. Irregularities in this area lead to products of improper, usually low quality or even dangerous from the point of view of consumer health.