The Queensland Government has launched a new program aimed at helping Queenslanders to identify and identify foodborne illnesses and improve the safety of food.
The program, which will begin this week, is the first of its kind in Australia.
The Queensland Government is launching the new Queensland food safety training program to help Queenslanders better understand the role of food, and to better identify and protect the health and welfare of their families and community.
Key points:The program will provide a series of practical exercises designed to help people identify food safety hazards, such as the presence of parasites, and improve their awareness of foodborne illnessThe Queensland Food Safety Training and Awareness Program (QFSAP) aims to give the public a better understanding of the role food plays in the community and to increase public awareness of the importance of ensuring the safety and quality of food in the Queensland communityFood is an important component of Queensland’s economy and the Queenslanders food supply.
Queensland Government says it will spend up to $4.2 million to train people in the role and increase the awareness of its food safety issues.
The new training will be available in schools, hospitals and community groups across the state.
It will cover basic concepts such as food safety and nutrition, as well as the role that food play in the environment and community life.
Food safety training will also be available through other Queensland Government services, such through food distribution and local health and hygiene initiatives.
The QFSAP is being run by the Queensland Health Department.
It includes two workshops and four interactive sessions designed to provide people with information on the role, prevention, management and treatment of food and related illnesses.
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