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Food Safety

FBI Discusses the Inside Threat to Food Safety

Recently, FBI Special Agent, Scott Mahloch, who holds the title of Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator, was a featured speaker at the Food Safety Consortium in Illinois. He was there to discuss the potential threats the food industry may face at large food processing centers, and even at smaller local storage centers and retail outlets.

Food Safety Icons

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.

Food Safety for Off-Premise Operations

Easy Steps for Safe Holding in the Kitchen

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.

Food Safety for Your In-House Garden

Food Safety for Your In-House Garden

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.

Ignoring Food Safety

The Cost of Ignoring Food Safety

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.

Food Safety & Preparation in Small Spaces

Food Safety and Food Preparation in Small Spaces

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.

Wash Your Hands

Avoiding Infections At Restaurants – Wash Your Hands!

All of us want to evade any potential infections. At restaurants, there is often a risk of exposure. One needs to be aware of that risk and learn how to avoid it.

Best Practices for Disposable Glove Use

Best Practices for Disposable Glove Use

One of the top priorities of any operation should be personal hygiene, specifically handwashing and hand care. Additionally, the best practices for disposable glove use are urged. Maintaining a proactive focus on this key aspect of your operation is important.

protect your food supply

8 Ways to Protect Your Food Supply From the Start

Food safety begins at the source, at the farm or manufacturing facility. But for your business, it begins at your receiving point. This is a critical part of your food safety system and one that you should be paying attention to.

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It’s Gross Out There – Don’t Forget Hand Washing!

Hand washing is a simple and easy way to reduce germs, but it doesn’t happen as often as you would expect. So, how can you inspire more people to improve their rates of hand-washing?