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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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4 Simple Solutions to Major Food Safety Violations
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The most important thing to remember on the job is that what you do is important. This may sound simple, but it is true! Your adherence to food safety practices contributes to the success of your establishment and the safety of your customers. We recently interviewed two health inspectors, Irene Mackay and Douglas Patrick, 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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