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Food safety is serious business, but that doesn't mean you can't have some fun while making sure food stays safe. Use our food safety cartoons not only to get a good laugh, but also to teach critical food safety principles. Each cartoon touches on a food safety subject that is taught in our food handler, food manager certification, and alcohol server/seller trainings. If you are a manager, supplement quick training meetings with a food safety joke; or if you are a food inspector, correct negative behaviors in a positive, up-beat way.

March Cartoon: Carding Customers
Many minors want to participate in drinking before they are legally permitted. And although there are many reasons why they might want to participate in drinking before they are old enough, as an alcohol server, you have a responsibility to not sell alcohol to minors. One way minors will try to get alcohol is to […]
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February Cartoon: 7 Hygiene Tips for Food Service
Practicing good hygiene is essential to food safety. It will help prevent physical and biological hazards from entering an establishment and contaminating food. Here are seven basic hygiene practices that should be followed while at your establishment: 1. Clean Your Uniform The goal is simple: bring as few pathogens as possible to work. Your uniform could contain […]
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Training Tip: Pest Prevention
Like humans, rodents and other pests prefer to be warm during the wintery, cold days. Because of this, pests will often find ways into homes and buildings, especially if they can sense food. Pests, such as rodents, cockroaches, and flies, may carry dangerous diseases which can cause people to get very sick. To keep pests […]
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December Cartoon: Holiday Snack
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Happy Holidays from StateFoodSafety.com! We hope your holidays are filled with a lot of safe, delicious food and holiday cheer! Help your staff remember the importance of time and temperature control by using the following activity. This activity will help them understand what they need to do, when and how they need to do it, and […]
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November Cartoon: The Thanksgiving Thaw
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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and if you’re hosting that big turkey dinner, it’s time to start thinking about how you are going to thaw out your turkey. As you plan your Thanksgiving meal, make sure to plan for time to thaw your turkey in one of the following safe ways: 1. Thaw in the refrigerator. Thawing […]
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