November 3rd is National Sandwich Day! Sandwiches can contain perishable foods (those likely to spoil and become unsafe to consume if not kept at 40 F° or below), and if handled improperly, can result in foodborne illness.
When the fall season arrives, people look forward to enjoying fresh apple cider and juices. Unfortunately, unpasteurized fresh apple cider and other unpasteurized juices have been linked with outbreaks of foodborne illness several times during the past.
If it seems foodborne illness outbreaks and food recalls have been increasing – it’s because they have been. A food recall occurs when there is reason to believe that a food may cause consumers to become ill.
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!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Food safety is important for people living with cancer because it is easier for them to become ill. Cancer treatments weaken the body’s immune system that protects against disease and germs.
National Pizza Month occurs annually every October and is a great time to celebrate America’s favorite food – but also a perfect time to practice safe food principles and practices when it comes to leftovers.
On National Pasta Day, it’s not only a great time to enjoy one of the 600 pasta types, but also a perfect time to practice food safety when storing pasta leftovers. Food safety tips and deals on pasta.
Hand washing is essential in preventing contamination of food by food handlers. Harmful bacteria such as E. coli, Salmonella, and other viruses or toxins present on the hands of food workers are removed by proper hand washing techniques.
Making tailgate party plans for the football game? Good friends – great food – sounds like an awesome time right? Because tailgate parties are usually all-day food fests and grilling extravaganzas, they’re also a time of increased risk of food poisoning.