Tag: food safety

Feb 2016
RA 10611: Food Safety Act of 2013

Food safety, according to the FDA, refers to the assurance that food will not cause harm to the consumer when it is prepared or eaten according to its intended use. Its hazards to safety are biological, chemical, and physical in nature. Biological hazards are mainly caused by bacteria. Chemical hazards include insect or pest repellants and cleaning agents. Physical hazards are objects that can cut and choke like glass and stone which get into food. The agency uses the food chain approach in guarding food safety – from production to transport and......

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