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August Cartoon: Salad Bar Safety
Self-service areas like salad bars and buffets allow guests to assemble a meal by their tastes and appetite, but they also offer extra opportunities for bacteria and viruses to contaminate food. Prevent cross-contamination in self-service areas with a few special precautions. Supervision Self-service areas should be monitored by a food worker who has been trained […]
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Training Tip: Allergic Reactions in Children
Food allergies are becoming more prominent these days. In fact, about 15 million Americans have a food allergy, including 5.9 million children. Because it is becoming an increasing problem, food establishments should be familiar with the eight major food allergens identified by the FDA (milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, wheat, soy, peanuts, and tree nuts) and […]
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Top 5 Temperature Myths
Good food safety takes temperature control. Cooking, cooling, reheating, holding, and receiving are all a form of temperature control. But managing temperatures isn’t always straightforward. Popular temperature myths exist, even in food service, and believing those myths can spell disaster. Without training, food workers won’t understand how temperatures affect food or why temperature control is […]
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Two-Stage Cooling Process Poster
Cool Food In Two Stages
Most people know that cooking food is an important step in food safety. But what about cooling food? Cooling gets less attention than cooking, but it can be every bit as important. The FDA has specific regulations for cooling food safely. These regulations are often called the two-stage cooling process since they’re usually taught to […]
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Why Do Americans Put Eggs in the Fridge?
Have you ever seen eggs being sold on a grocery store shelf, instead of in a refrigerated unit? If you’ve been to a country other than the USA, you might have! Most countries do not store their eggs in refrigerators. Instead, they leave them out at room temperature. This might seem like a food safety […]
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