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June Cartoon: Four Times You Should ALWAYS Change Your Gloves
  Gloves play an essential role in food safety. Used correctly, they can prevent many foodborne illnesses. They prevent bare-hand contact with food by providing a barrier between your hands and the food you prepare. If used incorrectly, they can harbor dangerous pathogens and spread many diseases. Before donning a new pair of single-use disposable […]
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Time/Temperature Control for Safety (TCS) Foods Poster
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Some foods grow bacteria more easily and quickly than other foods. These foods are known as time/temperature control for safety (TCS) foods because they require certain time and temperature controls to prevent unsafe bacteria growth. These foods are sometimes called potentially hazardous foods (PHFs) because they become hazardous if their bacteria growth is not controlled. […]
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5 Risk Factors That Cause Most Foodborne Illnesses
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If you’ve never had the “stomach bug,” chances are you’ve known somebody who has. Stomach pains and never-ending trips to the bathroom are a few of the tell-tale signs that can indicate that you’ve eaten contaminated food. Every year, 48 million Americans become sick from foodborne illness. How is this possible? Well, according to the […]
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Training Tip: Handling a Foodborne Illness Outbreak
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By following food safety guidelines and training your employees well, you may never have to handle a foodborne illness outbreak in your establishment at all. However, understanding what to do in the event of an outbreak ensures that you’ll be prepared even if the worst happens. Common Questions About Foodborne Illness Outbreaks What is an […]
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5 Ways to Prevent Foodborne Illness Outbreaks
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According to a report by the CDC, 48 million people in the United States get sick from foodborne illness each year. Many of these cases can be prevented if simple food safety practices are used.   Follow these 5 principles to help prevent foodborne illness:   1. Wash Your Hands     One of the […]
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