Food Safety Terms
This is a global glossary that can be accessed from within any of the online food safety training courses
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The applicable provincial or territorial health act.
Any undeclared ingredient in a food product which diminishes the economic or nutritional value of a food product or which may render the food product injurious to health.
One who applies for a permit or license.
Substances that are not intended for ingestion, such as cleaners, sanitizers, detergents, pesticides, insecticides, paint, petroleum, etc. (Also referred to as "toxic substances").
To render free from food residues and other foreign material.
The Food Retail and Foodservices Code.
An illness in humans caused by an organism or microorganism or its toxic products, and transmitted directly or indirectly from an infected person or animal, or the environment.
Includes a food grade receptacle or covering used to package, wrap, contain or cover food.