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7 Steps for Caring for Wounds
Injured hand wrapped in a bandage.
Working in food service can be dangerous. Whether it’s your first day on the job or you’ve been a chef for ten years, accidents happen and cuts and burns are inevitable. Obviously, it’s best to prevent accidents and injuries by keeping your work area clean and wearing the proper attire, but it’s also important 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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Cleaning in Place Poster
Some food preparation equipment is easier to clean than others. Most equipment gets a thorough cleaning in the dishwasher or three-compartment sink. But what about equipment that is bulky, sealed to a countertop, or too heavy to move? Equipment like this is typically cleaned in place. Cleaning in place can mean that equipment has self-cleaning […]
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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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Allergens Food Safety Resources
Supplement your food safety training with these resources. Allergens Courses Food Allergens Essentials—$10.00 This course provides instruction on the FDA’s 8 Major Food Allergens, including how to identify them on labels and where they are commonly found. You will also learn how to prevent cross-contact and clearly liaison between allergic customers and kitchen staff or […]
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