Growing Concern of Aflatoxins and Food Safety

Food contamination in cereals, corn, peanuts, and tree nuts by aflatoxins is a growing concern for food safety scientists and professionals. Aflatoxins can cause serious illness in humans and animals. The effects of aflatoxin exposure may include liver cancer, reproductive problems, anemia, immune system suppression, food allergies, jaundice, and death.

Food Safety for Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday Parties

Join in Mardi Gras festivals around the country or have your own feast. Remember, food can get contaminated anywhere – so it’s important to always follow sound food safety practices – no matter who prepares the meal or where you eat it.

Slow-Cooker Chili and Food Safety

National Chili Day is the fourth Thursday of February and there’s nothing better than enjoying a nice bowl of chili on a cold winter’s day. Make sure you use food safe procedures and your delicious chili is cooked to a safe internal temperature to prevent food illness.

Food Safety Prep Quiz – Test Your Knowledge

Food safety training not only affects the sales and continued patronage of an establishment, but also public safety. The free food safety prep quiz is great for measuring your knowledge or simply to learn more about food safety. 10% OFF Sale!

ANSI Accreditation Test

To be certified as a food manager, the individual has to pass an accredited food safety examination – administered by a certification provider that is recognized by a state’s regulatory entity.