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Food Safety Checks for Food Business : Post Covid

Use this food safety checklist to ensure that your restaurant is ready and able to comply with the safety standards to avoid the spread of Covid-19 and remain the safety or your customers.
MaintainX
07/23/2022

Food Safety Checks for Food Business : Post Covid

Use this food safety checklist to ensure that your restaurant is ready and able to comply with the safety standards to avoid the spread of Covid-19 and remain the safety or your customers.

    Food safety checks for food businesses (such as cafes and restaurants) preparing to recommence pre-restriction operations

    A checklist to ensure businesses are ready and have good food safety and hygiene practices before reopening or returning to dine-in operations.

    Check your business can re-open

  • Staff availability, skills and knowledge, health and hygiene

  • Check that the premises is suitable for preparing or handling food

  • Check the condition of the services and equipment

  • If any services cannot be used, have you made adequate provision for:

  • Pest control

  • Check toilets and hygiene facilities are working

  • Water used in the business

  • Cleaning and sanitising

  • Areas used for food preparation and serving will need to be thoroughly cleaned, and food preparation surfaces and utensils cleaned and sanitised before use to ensure there is no risk to food safety.

  • Ensure an appropriate sanitiser concentration is used, especially where equipment and premises have not been used for some time (e.g. 200ppm chlorine for as an initial sanitising step prior to resuming operation).

  • Food in refrigerators, cool rooms and freezers

  • Check whether fridges, cool rooms and freezers have been without power, as the safety of stored food may have been affected. Things to consider include:

  • Sourcing new supplies

  • Local Council Inspections

  • Stay up to date on COVID-19 and food safety

Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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