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Off the top of your head, could you define the difference between food safety and hygiene? They address similar important issues, but there are differences. When you're confident in what food safety and hygiene means, you're better prepared to keep your workplace safe for everyone.

In this lesson, you'll get an introductory overview of why food safety and hygiene are so important.

What you'll learn in the Introduction to food safety and hygiene lesson

  • The difference between food safety and food hygiene
  • Why food safety and hygiene are important
  • Potential consequences of poor food safety and hygiene
  • Your responsibilities as a food handler

Who is the Food safety and hygiene fundamentals course for

This online course is aimed at any hospitality worker who comes into contact with food or customers.


Alastair McLeod

Alastair McLeod is an Australian chef and TV personality who recently founded a catering business with its own product line.

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