Food precautions

11th April 1997 at 01:00
Food hygiene training should be provided "wherever possible" in primary and secondary schools, according to the official report into the outbreaks of E Coli food poisoning that killed 20 people in Scotland.

A spokeswoman for the School Curriculum and Assessment Authority said health and safety issues in food preparation were already implicit in the national curriculum at key stages 1 to 3 and although the matter would be considered among other issues as part of the 2000 review, there was a danger of overloading the curriculum with too much explicit detail.

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