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If you’ve never had the “stomach bug,” chances are you’ve known somebody who has. Stomach pains and never-ending trips to the bathroom are a few of the tell-tale signs that can indicate that you’ve eaten contaminated food. Every year, 48 million Americans become sick from foodborne illness. How is this possible? There are 5 major […]
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By following food safety guidelines and training your employees well, you may never have to handle a foodborne illness outbreak in your establishment at all. However, understanding what to do in the event of an outbreak ensures that you’ll be prepared even if the worst happens. Common Questions About Foodborne Illness Outbreaks What is an […]
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According to a report by the CDC, 48 million people in the United States get sick from foodborne illness each year. Many of these cases can be prevented if simple food safety practices are used.   Follow these 5 principles to help prevent foodborne illness:   1. Wash Your Hands     One of the […]
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If you work in food service, you have probably used or have seen a three-compartment sink before. While the steps to properly using three-compartment sinks are fairly simple, small mistakes could cause a food safety violation. Read these five steps as a quick training tip to refresh yourself on how to properly use a three-compartment […]
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It can be difficult to decipher what the array of numbers, letters, and symbols mean on food packaging. Use-by dates and best-by dates are on nearly every food item we buy, so it’s important we understand them. Let’s look at what they mean, why they are printed, and how to use them to ensure food […]
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