Hygiene in the Kitchen

  1. Wash hands and scrub fingernails before handling food.
  2. Keep work areas very clean.
  3. Do not allow pets anywhere near cooking place. Prevent cats jumping on to tables.
  4. Keep food cool in summers. Use a refrigerator whenever possible.
  5. Avoid meats which have stood a day or two at room temperature after being cooled. Recooling may not ensure safety.
  6. Eliminate flies.
  7. Keep all food covered.
  8. Dispose of food scraps, wrapped in plastic or paper. Keep waste bins covered and lined with a plastic bag. Do not allow children to play near waste bins.