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Volunteering 101 – Understand Food Safety in Food Shelter

Volunteering 101 – Understand Food Safety in Food Shelter

Cara Pahoyo September 16, 2017 0

If you’re looking to volunteer for a food shelter, thank you. 51% of all food programs rely exclusively on volunteers, and without people like you, millions would go hungry every day. Whether it’s stacking food,

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Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency

Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency

Cara Pahoyo September 15, 2017 0

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) is a management system from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that addresses the safety of food via the analysis and control of various hazards. These hazards may

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Keeping Food Safe Before, During and After a Natural Disaster

Keeping Food Safe Before, During and After a Natural Disaster

Cara Pahoyo September 13, 2017 0

Being prepared to face natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and earthquakes should include food safety, which can be compromised when Mother Nature’s fury comes knocking. Knowing how to determine if your food

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National Breakfast Month: Top 5 Californian Breakfasts You Should Not Miss

National Breakfast Month: Top 5 Californian Breakfasts You Should Not Miss

Cara Pahoyo September 11, 2017 0

California grows nearly half of U.S. vegetables, fruits, and nuts.  Almonds, apples, avocados, carrots, grapes, lettuce, oranges, strawberries, and tomatoes are particularly abundant. In celebration of National Breakfast Month, try some mouth-watering breakfasts packed

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6 Food Safety Practices for Food Processing

6 Food Safety Practices for Food Processing

Cara Pahoyo September 6, 2017 0

There were over 700 food recalls in 2016. Poor sanitation and production methods at food processing facilities can spread salmonella, E. coli, and listeria, cause many outbreaks, and lead to the recall of millions

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Going “Clean” on your Menu? Here’s 5 Tips!

Going “Clean” on your Menu? Here’s 5 Tips!

Cara Pahoyo August 29, 2017 0

There have been a lot of talk about organic eating over the last decade or so. It’s no wonder why organic food, organic farming, and organic restaurants have skyrocketed in popularity over that same

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Food Safety Checklist for Any Health Inspection

Food Safety Checklist for Any Health Inspection

Cara Pahoyo August 15, 2017 0

Occasionally, local and national businesses that sell food to or process it for the public are in the news when consumers fall ill to tainted food. With proper training in food safety, food service

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