Your operation’s trash can be the source of some serious food safety problems. For this reason, you should educate yourself on the best ways to handle your waste to avoid exposure to bacteria, viruses, and other hazardous materials.
A picture is worth a thousand words and, when it comes to working in a kitchen, a picture can prevent a thousand accidents. Something as simple as posting a food safety icon near a workstation can lead to a dramatic reduction in completely avoidable errors.
Rosie D. Lyles, MD, head of clinical affairs for Clorox, writes about the risk of so-called “superbugs” – organisms that are resistant to drug treatment, and says that “there is a growing body of research that shows that many of these microbes are commonly found in public restrooms.”
Management of holding times is imperative for food safety. But, in a high-volume, busy food production area, safe holding in the kitchen can be difficult to control.
Among the general population, there are some pretty divisive opinions when it comes to hand sanitizer. For every person who can’t seem to live without one – keeping them in their car, desk, and so on – there are others who complain about having to use hand sanitizer and find it unpleasant.
If your restaurant or dining hall is growing its own food or herbs, it’s important to have a food safety plan in place. Just as any grower must take steps to ensure the safety of their products, so must you. Here’s how.
How clean are your restrooms? While some businesses may not put much thought (or effort!) into the cleanliness of their public bathrooms, their customers frequently do.
It’s important to have the right procedures in place and to always observe proper food safety precautions. The consequences for not taking these things seriously can often be severe.
Small food prep areas create a challenge not only for preparation but also for cleanliness. It’s just as important to be aware of food borne illnesses in a small space as it is in a large commercial kitchen.
You can’t remind people enough of the importance of handwashing. That simple act can be huge in preventing germs and disease. How do you improve stats of those washing their hands in your establishment? Read more here.
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