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Food Safety Tips for Passover and Easter


Posted: 04/11/2022
It’s a special time of year as we welcome spring and celebrate several holidays. Whether you’re celebrating your Seder meal with brisket or Easter dinner with ham or lamb, keep food safety in mind. Eggs also are popular for traditional Passover and Easter celebrations and require proper handling. Follow USDA’s Food Safety Steps and remember these quick....

Left Over Food Dangers


Posted: 02/24/2022
Hours after eating leftovers from a restaurant, a 19-year-old was admitted to the hospital with multiple organ failure and later had both his legs and all his fingers amputated. https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/a-teen-ate-leftover-rice-and-noodles-hours-later-doctors-amputated-his-legs-and-fingers/ar-AAUamgB?li=BBnb7Kz   ....

Reduce the Spread of Viruses- Some Handwashing Tips


Posted: 12/15/2021
Cold and Flu Season have arrived along with the continuation of COVID-10. Here are some handwashing tips to help reduce the spread of viruses from ServSafe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jz3aoqvBKzQ&list=PLWyMTadJPB0-xuEJKqzk7VkAG4OxTC0Pr&index=21&t=2s ....

ServSafe Dining Commitment!


Posted: 09/11/2020
Want to be sure your eating at an establishment that exemplifies food safety? Check out this link to search for restaurants that have made the 2020 ServSafe Dining Commitment!   https://www.servsafedining.org/#info ....

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....

FREE COVID-19 TRAINING AND RESOURCES


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....

Stay Home, Stay Safe, Stay Healthy!


Posted: 04/02/2020
CORONAVIRUS What Can You Do? 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....

Coronavirus updates


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. Avoid touching....

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....

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....
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