News and Notes

Its National Maple Syrup Day!


Posted: 12/17/2018
Celebrate the day adding maple syrup to a variety of recipes but know what you are using. Pancake syrups consumers typically use are made from corn syrup or sugar and only contain 1 to 5 percent maple syrup. Read the label carefully to ensure you are purchasing 100% pure maple syrup. Please visit link below for more maple syrup details....

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 ....

More people confirmed ill from the E. Coli outbreak associated with romaine lettuce!


Posted: 12/07/2018
The FDA's records show at least 10 distributors, 11 farms and 12 growers are involved with the ongoing E. Coli outbreak. As of December 6th, 52 people across 15 states and 27 people in Canada are confirmed ill. Please visit the link below to read full details of the recall.   E. Coli Outbreak ....

Help Donate To Toys for Tots!


Posted: 12/06/2018
Hrfoodsafe will be donating a toy to Toys for Tots for every class registration received in December. Help us provide toys to the less fortunate and get certified today! Please click link below to view the full class schedule. Full Class Schedule    ....

JBS Ground Beef Recall Expanded


Posted: 12/04/2018
As of Nov 15th, 254 people from 25 states are confirmed with Salmonella. The recall initially included 12 million pounds of raw beef products and now includes an additional 5,156,076 pounds. Please visit the link below to read full details. Beef Recall     ....

Its National French Toast Day!


Posted: 11/28/2018
Did you know French toast is a Roman recipe dating back to fourth century? Celebrate by visiting the link below for strawberry cheesecake French toast recipes and more!  French Toast Recipes ....

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)....

The Salmonellosis Outbreak Continues!


Posted: 11/12/2018
The total as of November 5th is 164 infected people from 35 states and 63% have been hospitalized with one death.  This is a virulent strain highly pathogenic to humans and is a continuing decades old problem.  According to the meat and poultry inspection acts,1.2. these Salmonella strains pathogenic to humans are adulterants but FSIS has....

November Newsletters


Posted: 11/06/2018
Please visit the links below to view the newsletters in your area! New England Area New Hampshire Ohio Pennsylvania ....

October Class Testimonials


Posted: 11/01/2018
Our instructors take pride in being leading providers in the food service industry!  Below are testimonials from our October classes! Just a quick to thank you for running an excellent training class Monday. I can honestly say it really opened my eyes to food safety not only for our business, but for my home life as well. Your enthusiasm....
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