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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.

Thermometers are vital tools in food service. You need them to cook, cool, hold, and reheat food safely. A thermometer that is even five degrees off can lead you to sell or serve food that is not safe to eat. But you can only rely on a thermometer if you calibrate it often. Exactly how […]
Accidents happen, especially when working with many of the dangerous tools in a commercial kitchen. If you get cut while preparing food, you need to know how to properly care for it. Blood can spread diseases when it gets on food or food utensils. Below, we’ve answered some common questions food handlers have when dealing […]
What is E. coli? Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a bacteria that has multiple strains. Some of those strains already live in our intestines and are harmless or even helpful. However, there are the bad strains of E. coli which are extremely harmful and dangerous. The bad strains are called Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, or […]
Cleaning chemicals are crucial for food safety because of their ability to sanitize. However, they need to be stored properly to prevent any chemical hazards from contaminating food. If stored improperly, chemicals could drip or spray onto the food you prepare and you can injure or sicken your customers. What is the best way to […]
Why you should practice Active Managerial Control Active managerial control (AMC) is an important principle for all food managers to understand. AMC involves creating and implementing a system of food safety procedures. This ensures that you and your employees can reduce food hazards. It also allows you to build a safe environment for customers, free […]
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