Food safety and allergies

Get on top of food safety and food allergies in your school canteen with these helpful sites.

 

Food safety

It is important to ensure your school canteen considers food safety. See the following links to learn more.

 

Victorian School Canteen and Other School Food Services policy canteen manual

The Victorian School Canteen and Other School Food Services Policy canteen manual ‘food safety’ section discusses general food safety, food handling requirements, food preparation, storage and display, and legal requirements.

 

The National Healthy School Canteens Guidelines food safety fact sheet

The National Healthy School Canteens Guidelines food safety fact sheet talks about food handling and state-based food safety and hygiene resources.

 

The Victorian Department of Education and Training

The Victorian Department of Education and Training site features information on,

 

The Victorian of Health & Human Services

The Victorian of Health & Human Services site features information on,

The Food Act 1984

Food safety training, skills, and knowledge

 

The Australian Institute of Food Safety and Food Safety First

The Australian Institute of Food Safety and Food Safety First provide food safety training opportunities,

 

The Federation of Canteens in Schools

The Federation of Canteens in Schools (FOCiS) has food safety posters and resources for your school.

 

Food allergies

Healthy Eating Advisory Service

An introduction to food allergy and intolerance, with information about common allergies, how to read labels and modify recipes.

 

Federation of Canteens in Schools

The Federation of Canteens in Schools (FOCiS) has food allergy resources for your school.

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