Food safety is a critical aspect of our daily lives, ensuring that the food we consume is safe and free from any potential hazards. In this blog post, we have the opportunity to interview a food safety officer at Kitopi to gain valuable insights into their role and the importance of food safety.
What is food safety?
Food safety involves practices and precautions to keep food safe for consumption and protect it from known food hazards.
What does a day in the life of a food safety officer look like?
A food safety officer assesses kitchens and identifies opportunities for improvement in food safety controls. The process typically follows an "Assess - Coach - Assess - Coach" pattern, where they evaluate existing practices, provide guidance and training, and then reassess to ensure compliance with food safety protocols.
How does Kitopi go above and beyond? Is there anything interesting or unique in terms of Kitopi’s technology?
One aspect is our approach to data measurement. Kitopi utilizes multiple data points to analyze trends and continually improves our food safety controls.
When it comes to food safety, how can people do better?
An area where people can enhance food safety practices is by focusing on keeping food at the correct temperature. This is already prioritized at Kitopi, where storing, cooking, and serving food at appropriate temperatures can significantly reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses.