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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.

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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October Cartoon: Reportable Illnesses
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Sick employees coming to work are a major cause of foodborne illness outbreaks, so it’s very important that you tell your manager when you are sick. Symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea, jaundice, and a sore throat with a fever may be signs of a contagious foodborne illness, and your manager will probably ask you to […]
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Training Tip: Maintaining a Cleaning Schedule
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Cleaning is an essential part of food safety in a food service establishment. If your facility is not cleaned properly, customers could get sick, pests could enter and infest your establishment, and many more undesirable consequences will likely occur. Some tasks, such as cleaning a meat slicer or sweeping under equipment, may inadvertently be forgotten […]
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