3 tips to ensure clean and sanitary food-contact surfaces Cleaning and sanitizing food-contact surfaces is one of the most important steps to prevent foodborne illness. Here are a few reminders to protect guests: Reinforce the need for vigilant cleaning and sanitizing practices. Pathogens can spread to food from equipment that hasn't been properly cleaned and [...]
We are all familiar with the importance of coffee being served properly and now is a great time to bring extra awareness to the issue. In looking at these types of claims, we see that the allegations seems to fall into three categories: Lids not attached Fully and Securely according to procedures Coffee Coming Up Through the Drinking Port [...]
As a restaurant manager or owner, you’re aware the importance in safety related to food
Properly cleaning beverage towers according to schedules is important for many reasons
The bulk tea system must be properly serviced to ensure safety
Learn about a recent study related to hand washing. It is important to check your hand washing procedures and enforcement methods to help prevent food related sickness.
Objective: To identify contributing factors to foodborne illness outbreaks in food-service facilities and to describe the characteristics, policies and practices of those facilities. Food-service facilities include restaurants, delis, cafeterias, schools, nursing homes, etc. Study results: Environmental assessments conducted as part of 154 foodborne illness outbreak investigations in food service establishments provided data on a number [...]
When an outbreak happens, sales may drop overnight. Are you prepared to pay the continuing expenses, deal with ill customers, the health department and the media? Read the below article to learn more about the potential costs and consider buying insurance for this business risk.