How to keep food safe
Keeping food safe and healthy is not difficult if you know what you are doing. but even people who have training with food can make mistakes from time to time, and this can lead to illnesses which can be horrible for the people involved, or even lead to a compensation claim if you work in a restaurant or store.
There are a number of things you should be thinking about when dealing with food, and here are some of them:
- Keep foods separate. This includes when you are shopping as well as when you are storing food. Always makes sure that meat, fish and poultry is stored far away from fruit and vegetables, and that products such as meats should be on the bottom of the fridge.
- Wash your hands. Always wash your hands before you cook, so that they are cleaned in between touching different type of foods, and when you are about to eat.
- Keep foods at the right temperature. Food which has just come out of the oven should be eaten as quickly as possible so that it does not cool down too much. Similarly, food which should be kept cold must be kept in the fridge or freezer until you are ready to cook with it or eat.
- Clean all dishcloths thoroughly. Do not use the same dishcloth over and over again without thoroughly cleaning it with hot water and cleaning products in between. Otherwise a dishcloth can hold a million types of bacteria and cause serious illness to those touching it.
When to find solicitors in Halwill Junction
If you have been made seriously ill as a result of badly cooked or stored food, particularly if you were served this food in a restaurant or store where you expected to be looked after better, then you should think about finding solicitors in Halwill Junction and making a compensation claim against the restaurant you were in.
It is always best to find solicitors in Halwill Junction to make your claim via Accident Advice Helpline, as they know the law best, and will be able to put together a claim which has a much better chance of being successful.
You can call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 to speak to the friendly, helpful team about what happened and why you feel it is the fault of someone else.
They can pass you over to our solicitors in Halwill Junction if you want to proceed after this, or can give you advice and support to get you through this time. If you do decide to go ahead, solicitors in Halwill Junction will work on a 100% no win no fee basis to get you the compensation you deserve, and will also work on your behalf so you shouldn’t have to go to court.
Date Published: 31st March 2014
Author: David Brown