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Why You Should Never Order Drinks With Ice, Bartenders Say

At your next company happy hour, you may want to consider ordering your mixed drinks “neat,” or at room temperature—without ice.

Business Insider recently asked more than two dozen bartenders… 678 more words

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The Importance of Traceability

What is traceability?

In relation to the food system, traceability is the ability to track an animal, product, or raw materials to any point in the food supply chain.  481 more words

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Salad Mix From Trader Joe's Recalled For Potential Listeria

Update: This recall has expanded to include many types of vegetables, including store-branded products from Target, Walmart, Albertsons, and other chains. Check your salad mix before you sit down to your next crunchy bowl of shredded kohlrabi, cabbage, and beets: Bags of that blend from Trader Joe’s that were distributed nationwide have been recalled because they may contain… 241 more words

Retail Services

WHO IS MORE LIKELY TO GET A FOODBORNE ILLNESS?

The CDC has posters available to remind us of the groups that are more likely to get a food borne illness (FBI).  These posters provide information that care givers and food safety workers can use to help prevent FBIs .  13 more words

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Exposure to Disinfection Byproducts can occur via Vegetables

Coroneo V, Carraro V, Marras B, Marrucci A, Succa S, Meloni B, Pinna A, Angioni A, Sanna A, Schintu M. PRESENCE OF TRIHALOMETHANES IN READY-TO-EAT VEGETABLES DISINFECTED WITH CHLORINE.  210 more words

Disinfection Byproducts

Culture of Food Safety Quiz

The National Restaurant Association has provided a short Culture of Food Safety Quiz–in both English and Spanish– to test your food safety knowledge in recognition of Week 1 of Food Safety Education Month.   43 more words

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FDA MYTH BUSTER - FOOD SAFETY EDUCATION MONTH (WEEK 1)

MYTH: Only kids eat raw cookie dough and cake batter. If we just keep kids away from the raw products when adults are baking, there won’t be a problem! 90 more words

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