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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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How Your Health Inspector Could Save Your Business
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“Health inspection today.” These words can make any manager’s stomach drop to the floor. Even if everything is picture perfect, anxiety is still likely to hit during an inspection. A visit from a health inspector can be daunting and many people feel like it is a test that they are bound to fail. Fortunately, inspections […]
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Time/Temperature Control for Safety (TCS) Foods Poster
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Some foods grow bacteria more easily and quickly than other foods. These foods are known as time/temperature control for safety (TCS) foods because they require certain time and temperature controls to prevent unsafe bacteria growth. These foods are sometimes called potentially hazardous foods (PHFs) because they become hazardous if their bacteria growth is not controlled. […]
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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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6 Traits of Highly Effective Restaurant Managers
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Managing a restaurant is a big job. Not only does it require the know-how for making and serving delicious food, but it requires food safety expertise, business sense, and a flair for managing people as well.  An effective manager can make all the difference in a food service establishment. The following is our short list […]
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