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UPDATED: Fresh Express’s cyclospora outbreak now spans eight states and three provinces
Posted: 07/10/2020 By News Desk on July 9, 2020 https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2020/07/fresh-expresss-cyclospora-outbreak-now-spans-eight-states-and-three-provinces/
Editor’s note: Late this afternoon the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its patient count for this outbreak. The U.S. patient count has topped 500, now standing at 509.
A troublesome Cyclospora outbreak continues to grow in North America with 37 confirmed cases in....
Posted: 07/08/2020 Coronavirus is on everyone's mind as its effects are being felt around the world. We're all concerned for the health and safety of our families, friends, and colleagues. Please know that we at ServSafe are taking all necessary measures to safeguard our staff while ensuring that your food safety needs can be met. We are taking enhanced steps....
Posted: 05/05/2020 LIVE CLASSES ARE BACK
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There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way....
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The next 30 days are paramount to help control the spread and 'flatten the curve'
Stay Home, Stay Safe, Stay Healthy!
There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends....
Posted: 03/12/2020 CORONAVIRUS. What Can You Do?
There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
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....
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....