Safe Food - Fourth edition now available

safefood cover3 is delighted that the 4th edition of Safe food has been launched. has supported this very useful book with a Bacteria and temperature poster [see below]. Download a copy from the Posters page on our website.

Congratulations to author Pip Duncan and read below for more information:

Safe Food is New Zealand’s favourite textbook on Food safety.

Since 1992 Safe food has been providing  students with a clear readable text to help them understand the causes of food-borne illnesses and the control measures required to prevent them.

This edition has been updated to reflect the current approach to food safety in New Zealand.

Learning outcomes are provided so that students know what they will learn. This is followed by information and suggested application exercises to engage students in the learning process.

As well, it encourages students to check what they have learnt and provides ideas for applying what has been learnt in the workplace.

This book aims to satisfy the learning outcomes of the NZQA units:

167 ‘Practise Safe Food methods in a food business’

168 ‘Demonstrate knowledge of food contamination hazards and control methods used in a food business’

27955 ‘Apply food safety practices in a food related business’

20666 ‘Demonstrate a basic knowledge of food contamination and control methods used in a food business’

Safe Food is a resource to help facilities develop and manage their own Food Control Plans in line with current legislation. Foodies will find Safe Food a useful resource.

The author of Safe Food is Pip Duncan, Education and marketing manager for

For more information, visit the Safe Food website -

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