AN OVERVIEW OF POTENTIAL HAZARDS AND CONTROL MEASURES OF FOOD DELIVERY SERVICE ACTIVITIES

Siti Aimi Sarah, Aishah Bujang, Nurkhurul Ain, Nurfadzliyana Nurfadzliyana

Abstract


Food delivery services have revolutionized the way we consumed our daily meal. The easiness, speed and convenience provided by the business have attracted many customers. However, the question here is whether the food delivery services may have posed any sort of hazards to its customers. This paper briefly explains the types of hazard associated with foods and identify the potential source of hazards that may occur during food delivery activities. Two hazard control points are identified from the activities, at the receiving stage of the ordered food, and during the delivery (storage conditions and duration of transport). Some control measures are suggested in order to reduce or to prevent the hazard. It is hoped that this overview will become a source of information for the delivery service providers in order to deliver safe and quality food to their customers.

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biological hazards, chemical hazards, physical hazards, food delivery, control measures

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