What is food and safety?

Definition

Food and safety is the law of preventing food-borne illnesses such as botulism, listeriosis, and pathogens that cause harmful food-borne diseases. Food safety is the well-managed production, handling, and storage of food to prevent food-borne illnesses. Food and safety is the law of preventing food-borne illnesses such as botulism, listeriosis, and pathogens that cause harmful food-borne diseases. When you take a bite of food, it touches your lips, your teeth, your cheeks, and your tongue. All of these surfaces can carry microscopic germs from the surface of the food or from your hands or from the other people who handled the food. If these germs get into your body, you can get sick.