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Between 2014 and 2018, investigators traced around 48 outbreaks of foodborne illness in California back to seafood. Statistically, that’s not bad. California had 607 total foodborne illness outbreaks in 2014–2018, meaning only about 8 percent of all outbreaks were tied to seafood. But there’s a story behind every number. Those 48 outbreaks caused 619 people to […]
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Empower Employees Through Food Safety Training Food allergies are not the only dietary restriction you will be asked to accommodate in your establishment. Most Americans have participated in some form of restricted diet in their lifetime. Not all restricted diets have weight loss in mind, either. They can be for religious, medical, or even ethical […]
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In 2013 and 2014, the FDA collected data on behaviors in restaurants that often lead to food safety problems. Investigators found that about 40% of all fast-food restaurants were not cleaning and sanitizing properly. And just over 60% of full-service restaurants also had problems with cleaning and sanitizing. That means about half of all restaurants that […]
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Empower Employees Through Food Safety Training Sometimes you can plan ahead for an emergency. Other times, you and your employees will have to respond to a spontaneous event. In both cases, it’s important to have an emergency plan in place so your employees know exactly what to do to keep themselves and your customers safe. […]
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Pork was first introduced to the United States in the early 16th century, when the explorer Hernando de Soto brought hogs to Florida. It gained an important place in the United States diet in the 1800s, when manufacturers began salting pork to help it last longer. At that time, salt pork became the country’s staple […]
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