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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.

June Cartoon: Waste Management
Waste management is a crucial part to running a successful facility. Without proper management, pests, especially rodents, cockroaches, and flies, will be attracted to your facility. Pests, otherwise known as vectors, can carry and transmit harmful pathogens into your facility. Instead of trying to repair the damage that could be done by a pest infestation, […]
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Bare Hand Contact Cartoon
Your hands are covered in germs. But don’t worry—so are my hands and the hands of most doctors, food workers, and dentists. Germs are the reason why the professionals I just mentioned typically wear gloves at work. Handwashing is essential and helpful, but sometimes an extra barrier is needed between hands and the things they […]
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Naturally Occurring Physical Hazards in Food
Food hazards, such as chemical, biological, and physical hazards, can contaminate the food you serve and become harmful to your customers. Knowing how to properly store, prepare, and serve food can help keep the food you serve and your customers safe. Because no amount of cooking or manipulation to food can guarantee it is safe […]
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April Cartoon: First In, First Out (FIFO)
First In, First Out (FIFO) is a system for storing and rotating food. In FIFO, the food that has been in storage longest (“first in”) should be the next food used (“first out”). This method helps restaurants and homes keep their food storage organized and use food before it goes bad. First In, First Out […]
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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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