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Food Storage Begins When?
For those of you who have not been to one of my classes, lectures, or workshops let me fill you in on a very well kept secret; in the food service business there is nothing that is not affected by your menu. Let me explain by illustrating one particular.
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Management Needs To Walk The Walk And Talk The Talk
We all know that part of any successful operation there is a well planned and executed staff training program. Whether it is customer service training, menu comprehension or more importantly food and alcohol safety training, management must be knowledgeable of the material, experienced in it, understand how to.
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Cross Contamination “it’s not just an unwashed cutting board”
Cross contamination is defined as the transferring of pathogens from one surface to another surface. Let’s say that again: the transferring of pathogens from one surface to another surface. Sometimes you have to look in some very strange places, for example; A diamond wedding band, a high school graduation ring,.
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If You Want To Look Clean, You Have to Feel Clean
This tag line, though slightly altered sold millions of cars back in the 1970’s. It’s a physiological ploy that does have a good deal of positive reinforcement. Did you ever wonder why most people who go into a McDonalds clean their tables after eating? The reason is because.
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How Does Purchasing Impact Food Safety?
Purchasing is the first step in the flow of food. So it should be obvious that whatever happens before, during and after the purchasing experience, can, has and will have a definite impact on food safety. Who you purchase from, when you purchase, how you purchase, where you.
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So Many Recalls, Is There Anything Safe To Eat?
It seems as though we hear about more and more food products being recalled today than ever before. Is our food supply safe?... FACT/The vast majority of our food supply is safe. It is free of pathogens and other adulterants Then why do we have to bother with classes and.
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What Does Microbiology have to do With Food Safety?
Microbiology is the scientific study of microorganisms. With regard to Food Safety microorganisms are those organisms that are too small to see with the naked eye and include things like bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses. It wasn’t until the invention of the electron microscope in 1931 that we were.
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Are Food Industry Working Conditions Unacceptable?
The answer seems to be a clear “yes” according to a report issued by The Food Chain Workers Alliance. They interviewed around 700 workers of all levels within the food industry, including employers and came up with dramatic numbers regarding working conditions. Food industry workers produce around 1.8 trillion dollars in.
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