Five Keys to Food Safety

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has been promoting the "Five Keys to Food Safety" to the food trade with an aim to prevent most foodborne diseases. In this website, apart from various food safety guidelines and training materials for the reference and application of the trade, information and advices on food incidents will also be provided in a timely manner for enhancing food safety.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has grouped the messages under simpler headings and introduced the 5 Keys:

  1. Choose (Choose safe raw materials)
  2. Clean (Keep hands and utensils clean)
  3. Separate (Separate raw and cooked food)
  4. Cook (Cook thoroughly)
  5. Safe Temperature (Keep food at safe temperature)

5 Keys to Food Safety