What is food manual handling ?

Manual handling of food is the practice of transporting food to and from places such as restaurants, grocery stores, and hospitals in ways that prevent the spread of pathogens. In order to avoid getting sick while preparing or eating food, it is important to wash your hands before and after touching raw meat, poultry, fish, seafood, shellfish, fruits, and vegetables. It is also a good idea to store raw meats at the bottom of your refrigerator or freezer. It's just not enough to simply wash your hands if you don't know what manual handling of food involves. This article is an overview of different types of manual handling for food.