Handling Food

- When eating or having a meal, it is important that the food is handled in the best way possible.


When handling food one should ensure that

  • The hands are clean.

Hands should be washed thoroughly before handling any food.


  • The food especially raw food, for example fruits and vegetables should be properly washed before either preparing it or eating it.


  • Utensils that are to be used when preparing food and while serving food should be washed well before they are used and after using them.


  • The hands should be washed thoroughly after handling food.
  • The mouth should also be cleaned well after having a meal.