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Use these training tips to refresh food safety knowledge. StateFoodSafety.com courses are designed for retention, but some loss of information is inevitable. These short food safety lessons taken from our courses are perfect for stand-up meetings and employee training.

Training Tip: HACCP Plans
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HACCP, or Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points, can sound intimidating, especially to new employees. Make sure that your employees understand your HACCP plan so they know how important it is. Here are some simple questions to ask about HACCP to discuss with your employees: Why do we have a HACCP plan? The purpose of […]
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Training Tip: Double Handwashing
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Restrooms are notorious for harboring pathogens, and the restrooms at restaurants are no different. When food workers use the restroom, they are instructed to wash their hands in the restroom sink and then wash them again at a handwashing sink before continuing their duties. This practice is called double handwashing. Double handwashing is like an […]
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Training Tip: 5 Common Food Safety Violations
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If proper food safety principles are not followed, foodborne illness and other dangerous consequences can occur. Often, managers or employees do not recognize that they may be contaminating the food they serve. In order to correct these behaviors, health inspectors from local regulatory authorities visit various establishments and discuss what needs to be corrected. Below […]
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Training Tip: Wearing Gloves for Food Safety
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Gloves are used very often in the food industry, especially when workers are preparing food. Unfortunately, some people don’t understand how to properly use gloves. Use these key points to help remind your food workers that gloves are an important step in serving safe food. Gloves Are Necessary Over fifteen years ago, the National Advisory […]
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Training Tip: 5 Alcohol Service Myths
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If you sell alcohol in your establishment, you know that alcohol service can be rewarding and enjoyable when alcohol safety is a top priority. But do you and your employees truly know the principles of responsible service? Check out the alcohol service myths below to see how well you understand critical alcohol facts. Drinking coffee […]
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