“safe food for life” - First step on the food industry ladder Youthreach Conference Sligo Feb 24th Alice Sheahan Commu

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“safefood for life” - First step on the food industry ladderYouthreach Conference Sligo Feb 24th Alice Sheahan Communications Executive safefood

Welcome

Fun activity –Method for use in class as an Introduction to Food Safety Topic

• Food Quiz
• Answer A, B or C
• Group together and see who has the correct answer!
Do you know?

1) What is the correct storage temperature for a fridge?

A) Below 5 degree Celsius

B) 10 degree Celsius

C) 0 degree Celsius

2) Where is the correct place to store eggs?

A) In the cupboard

B) In the fridge

C) In the freezer

3) Complete the following statement:

Food should not be left at room temperature for longer than

A) 90 min

B) 10 min

C) 30 min

Do you Know?

4) Where should you defrost a frozen chicken?

A) On the worktop

C) In a cool room

5) When packing your supermarket shopping where should pack raw meat

A) In a plastic bag with Bread

B) In a plastic bag on its own

Introduction to safefood

All-island body responsible for promotion of food safety on the island of Ireland

Take Away My Way all-Island Cookery Competition
• Choose their favourite takeaway food, e.g. pizza, stir-fry, curry and modify the recipe to make it healthier!
• Cook their modified dish, take a picture of it, complete the entry form and submit it with the picture either by post or e-mail.
• The closing date for receipt of all entries is 5pm on 31 March 2011. Great student and teacher prizes to be won like game consoles, cook books and gift vouchers - you can find full details of the prizes on the competition website
• In addition to the cookery competition, students are encouraged to take part in the optional Take Away My Way online video competition which we are running alongside the cookery competition? For the online competition, students are asked to:

• choose their favourite takeaway dish

• show how they can make it healthier

• record a two minute ‘YouTube’ style video

• upload and share the video to www.safefood.eu/takeawaymyway

safefood for Life – First step on Food industry ladder!
• Food safety teaching resource
• Taught by Home Economics/Science Teachers/ Youthreach Trainer.
• Students 15-18 years
• Trains students to a level which will allow them to work in food retail and catering establishments
• Provides students with the opportunity to gain food safety certification
• Online examination – Environmental Health Officers Association(EHOA) Accreditation
What you thought - feedback on safefood for life
• Completed as part of the Youthreach summer programme
• Slotted in well with HCT and Fetac Level 3 Food and Nutrition.
• CD was user friendly, visuals worked well and interactive slides effective
• Students felt online exam did not feel like normal exam environment
• Great buzz when they received certificates
• Exam demo and user guide useful
• Literacy issue with student notes and questions –looking at Plain English proofing these
• Issue with setting up the with online exam –internet connection.
Continued …..
• Completed as Summer Programme –an appropriate time
• Visuals and Interactive aspects– provided fun learning.
• Literacy issue– with student notes and some exam questions.
• Teachers notes were useful and online exam was popular with students
• Used to supplement Hotel Catering and Tourism (HCT) part of LCA and Fetac Level 1- 4 Food and Nutrition
• 5 year cert was good –some students may do programme again before they leave the Centre.
The resource pack
• CD ROM
• Teacher Notes
• Student Revision Notes
• Exam User Guide
The Online Exam
• 29 Multiple choice questions
• Online exam is based on EHOA Primary certificate in Food Hygiene Exam – cert valid for 5 years

To register:

• safefood–Centre Registration Form
• User Names and passwords issued by safefood
• PIN request form sent to EHOA to request exams
• Details on how to access and administer online exam in Exam User Guide
• safefood helpline 1850 404567
Some Interactive Activities
• Fridge Storage - Worksheet
• Food Preparation Cooking and Storage- CD
• High Risk and Low Risk Foods -CD
• HACCP -CD
What do you think?
• Evaluation

Body Chart –Teaching Method