Are we sending our kids to school with lunch boxes crammed with sugar?

It’s back to school this week! … are parents sending their kids along with lunch boxes filled with sugar?

Channel 9 News reported that many children will return to school with lunch boxes crammed with snacks containing up to 12 teaspoons of sugar! for tips and ideas on how to beat the sugary lunch box, click the link below to see the full report –

https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/other/school-lunchboxes-filled-with-sugar/vp-AAmoSYe

Are your school canteen workers properly trained to be providing food to children?

Food safety in school canteens is essential, particularly as children can be more vulnerable to food borne illness. It is recommended best practise to ensure that at least 1 staff member or parent managing your school canteen has had adequate Food Safety Training.

CFT International specialises in accredited Food Safety Training that will meet your duty-of-care obligations. We deliver high quality training with face-to-face, online or correspondence training options.

A Food Safety Supervisor needs 2 units of competence:
SITXFSA001 – Use hygienic practices for food safety and
SITXFSA002 – Participate in safe food handling practices

Please give us a call on 1300 665 633 or email support@cft.com.au to discuss how we can assist you with your training.

 

Avoiding Food Poisoning at Summer Picnics

Summer is here and the heat is on!

So too is the added risk of food poisoning which is unsurprisingly more common in summer months. Here are some great tips to help you avoid food poisoning from summer picnics.

http://www.sbs.com.au/food/article/2017/01/06/how-avoid-food-poisoning-summer-picnics