Reasons why food gets contaminated
Food contamination occurs when harmful substances or pathogens contaminate food, making it unsafe to eat. Contaminated food can lead to foodborne illnesses, ranging from mild discomfort to severe and even life-threatening conditions. Food contamination can happen at various – food production, processing, and distribution chains.
Preventing food contamination requires strict adherence to food safety practices, including proper cooking, cleaning, and storage. Food producers, processors, and distributors also play a crucial role in maintaining food safety standards to ensure the safety of food products. Regulatory agencies and public health organizations provide guidelines and regulations to help prevent food contamination and protect public health.
Improper handling/ hygiene practices
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