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How to Handle Raw Meat in Your Restaurant Kitchen

How to Handle Raw Meat in Your Restaurant Kitchen

Editorial Team October 9, 2019 0

While raw meat doesn’t sound inherently dangerous, when it’s treated improperly it can spread germs and pathogens that can lead to wide-spread disease and fatalities. Raw meat and poultry, as well as cross-contamination from

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Who Regulates Restaurant Food Safety?

Who Regulates Restaurant Food Safety?

Editorial Team October 2, 2019 0

From the outside, running a safe restaurant may seem like no big deal. But those within the restaurant industry know there are dozens of rules and regulations they need to follow to legally stay

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How Do Celebrity Chefs Influence Food Safety Practices?

How Do Celebrity Chefs Influence Food Safety Practices?

Editorial Team September 25, 2019 0

An unfortunate but true fact—celebrity chefs tend to have poor food safety practices. Whether it’s because of the casual atmosphere of a TV show or the notoriety of their name, celebrity chefs can be

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What are Critical Control Points?

What are Critical Control Points?

shelley kilpatrick September 18, 2019 0

Critical control points (CCP) seem like a complicated food safety topic. However, if you can understand how critical control points fit into your HACCP program and how to identify them, you can use them

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How Important is Food Allergy Training?

How Important is Food Allergy Training?

Editorial Team September 11, 2019 0

A skin rash minutes after drinking milk? Vomiting after dining on shellfish? Breathing difficulties after snacking on peanuts? Get to the hospital quick! You could be having a food-allergy attack. Allergens are substances that

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How to Prevent the Spread of Norovirus in Restaurants

How to Prevent the Spread of Norovirus in Restaurants

Editorial Team August 27, 2019 0

Food poisoning. Stomach flu. Stomach bug. The vomiting virus. Cruise ship disease. We have a lot of affectionate nicknames for the leading cause of foodborne illness.  But its proper name is Norovirus. If you

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5 Tips for Hiring Seasonal Restaurant Staff

5 Tips for Hiring Seasonal Restaurant Staff

Editorial Team August 20, 2019 0

When your restaurant’s busy season gets a little too busy, sometimes the only way to get through it successfully is to hire additional help. Instead of stretching your regular staff too thin—which can cause

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