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NJ food handler with Hep A likely responsible for illnesses/death


Posted: 08/27/2019
NJ food handler worked with hepatitis A infection; 27 confirmed sick, 1 dead By News Desk on August 27, 2019 A food handler infected with hepatitis A who worked at New Jersey’s Mendham Golf and Tennis Club is likely responsible for 27 illnesses including one death. The outbreak, traced to the infected food handler who worked at the Mendham....

National Hot and Spicy Food Day!


Posted: 08/19/2019
 Four facts about spicy foods: People who love spicy food are called pyro-gourmaniacs. Christopher Columbus discovered chili peppers when he discovered the Americas in 1493. Garlic, chilies, onions, allspice, and oregano have all been proven to kill bacteria making food safer to consume. The best way to ease the burn of flaming hot peppers  is with cold milk....

Philadelphia Class Feedback


Posted: 08/13/2019
"Easy registration process, folks were quick to respond to any questions I had, and the instructor Beth was fantastic!" ....

July Massachusetts Private Class


Posted: 07/30/2019
Once results are available from ServSafe, we send the exam scores and certificates to the employer who booked the private class.  After sending along results for our private class in July, we received this email response: "Thank you for sending the results I really appreciate it.  Joan was a great instructor and I know my team that....

06-06-19 Private Class Feedback


Posted: 06/06/2019
Hello Bud.   I was just part of a private class with instructor Joan Clarico for my recertification.   I just wanted to give a short review of how the class went.   We thoroughly enjoyed and learned a lot from Joan and I expect a good turn-out, results wise.   I would like to thank you as well. ....

New guide available to help teach kids about food safety in the kitchen


Posted: 05/28/2019
By News Desk For parents, there’s no secret manual with all the food safety rules that should be kept in mind when preparing for and enjoying a cooking activity with kids. As one guide puts it, “cooking with kids can be an entertaining and educational experience. However, there are certain aspects of cooking that can also be dangerous....

Super Sunday Food Safety


Posted: 02/01/2019
Don't invite bacteria to your Super Sunday party!  Whether you are preparing your favorite Super Bowl dishes or going out, know the how to keep bacteria from scoring a touchdown!  Ensure your hot food stays hot and cold food stays cold so bacteria don't have time to grow to unsafe levels. Please visit the link....

Oskri Recalls All Nut Butters For Listeria!


Posted: 01/30/2019
Oskri Corporation has expanded its recall of multiple nut seed butters for Listeria. The products were shipped to 17 states and are available for purchase on the company's website. The FDA has warned Oskri about unsanitary conditions in recent years. Please click the link below for full details. Nut Butters Recall ....

Fresh Necatarines, Peaches And Plums Recalled For Listeria!


Posted: 01/28/2019
1,727 cartons of fresh peaches, 1,207 cartons of fresh nectarines and 365 cartons of fresh plums have been recalled for possible Listeria contamination. The produce was shipped to retailers like Aldi, Costco and Walmart in several states. Pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems are at greater risk for severe illness from Listeria infections.   ....

Gold Medal Unbleached Flour Recalled for Salmonella!


Posted: 01/24/2019
General Mills has recalled all 5lb bags of Gold Medal brand unbleached flour with UPC 000-16000-19619-0 and use by date of 4-20-20 for Salmonella. Please click link below to read full article. Gold Medal Recall ....
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