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The Big 8 Food Allergens

Posted: 12/22/2022
Food Allergens are a constant in professional kitchens, and as we navigate the busy holiday season, make sure that you and your staff are up to date of the FDA Big 8 Allergens as well as any local regulations that may be in place in your area. When it comes to food allergies, first and foremost our goal is to....

Proper Date Marking in the Kitchen

Posted: 10/13/2022
Busy times of year mean more prep work, and sometimes our coolers can get overwhelming. Has your cooler ever been too crowded to find what you needed, or have you discovered that prep wasn't being properly labeled and dated? Safe food storage is vital to the flow of food, specifically when it comes to ready-to-eat TCS foods....

Holiday Recipes

Posted: 12/20/2021
The Holidays have arrived and we wanted to share some recipes from the USDA.  What is your favorite Holiday food? ....

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....

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....

Boost Your Immune System This Cold & Flu Season!

Posted: 01/21/2019
Certain foods like garlic and chicken soup contain vitamins and minerals that can help boost the immune system. In addition, consider taking supplements like Vitamin D, Zinc and Probiotics. Keep in mind proper handwashing is critical to stop the spread of viruses.  Please visit link below to read about the different foods and supplements to help fight the....

Its National Fig Newton Day!

Posted: 01/16/2019
Did you know Fig Newtons are the 3rd most popular cookie in the U.S A.?  The cookies also contain fiber, calcium and iron.  Please Celebrate the day by enjoying this low calorie and low fat sweet treat!  To read about the history of this famous cookie, please visit the link below. Fig Newton History ....

Holiday Meal Safety!

Posted: 12/19/2018
Have you ever had nausea, vomited or diarrhea after eating but sluffed it off as a 24 hr bug? Chances are you had a mild case of food poisoning. Prevent food poisoning this holiday season following safety steps by clicking the link below.  Holiday Food Safety ....

Say No To Raw Dough!

Posted: 12/10/2018
It's that time of year our houses are filled with the delicious aromas of holiday baking. The CDC warns eating raw dough can cause foodborne illness especially for children. Please visit the link below for safety practices all families need to know. Baking Food Safety   #HRFoodSafe #KeepItSafe #CDC #stopfoodborneillness ....

Holiday Dinner Leftovers Safety Tips

Posted: 11/15/2018
The holiday season is upon us which means big feasts and quality time with loved ones. Who doesn't love leftovers? Be sure you keep it safe this holiday season by following the leftover safety tips below! 1) Refrigerate leftovers within two hours to prevent bacteria from growing on the food 2) Store leftovers in shallow pans (4" or less)....
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