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Servsafe 1

ServSafe 6th edition

What is a foodborne illness? disease transmitted to people by food
When is a foodborne illness considered an outbreak? a. two or more peole have the same symptoms after eating the same food b. an investigation is conducted by state/local regulatory authorities c. outbreak is confirmed by a laboratory analysis
What are the 7 challenges of keeping food safe in a food operation? Time, language and culture, literacy and education, pathogens, unapproved suppliers, high-risk customers, staff turnover
Explain the time challenge: need to work quickly to prepare food but follow food safety practices
Explain the language and culture challenge: Staff speak a different language than you do-communication issues and cultural issues of what is safe food
Explain the literacy and education challenge: different levels of education make it hard to teach food safety
Explain the pathogens challenge: illness causing microorganisms are found on food that was thought to be safe
Explain the unapproved suppliers challenge: suppliers that are not practicing food safety can cause an outbreak
Explain the high-risk customers challenge: number of high risk customers is increasing in the poplulation
Created by: debbiesmith