Food Safety Advice

Food Safety Advice

In the Parish Centre

  • Wash hands before handling, preparing or serving foods
  • Before preparation clean surfaces with hot soapy water then a sanitiser spray
  • Fridges must hold food below 5oc. Any raw meat must be stored at the bottom of the fridge below any ready to eat foods.
  • Wash hands after handling raw meat.
  • Prepare fruit and veg on a different board than raw meats.
  • Ready to eat dairy food should be kept in the fridge until use
  • When food is cooked it must be piping and above 80oc
  • Any left-over food should be disposed of

 

If you are cooking at home and bringing the food to the Parish Centre

  •  Before starting preparation, any pets (or young children) should be removed from the kitchen and you should preparation clean surfaces with hot soapy water then sanitiser spray
  • Raw meat should be prepared in a separate area on a dedicated raw meat board away from ready to eat foods. Wash hands before and after handling meat
  • If food has been previously cooked and is being reheated it should reach 80oc
  • Cold food should be transported to the Parish Centre in cool bags and then placed in the fridge
  • Hot food can be transported hot in a secure container if the travel time is short and then the food should be held above 63oc until service