food hygiene



  • noun the series of actions taken to ensure clean, healthy conditions for the handling, storing and serving of food


  • That science and/or craft which determines how food should be grown, picked or harvested, slaughtered if appropriate, transported, stored, handled, cooked and served to avoid contamination or deterioration which could be harmful to health, and also the design and cleaning of premises, vehicles, implements and equipment with which food is associated


  • noun action to keep clean, healthy conditions for handling, storing and serving food