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Grocery Store Shopping SafetyTips!


Posted: 09/24/2018
People tend to get in and out of the grocery store as quickly as possible but this could pose safety risks like cross contamination and food spoilage. Follow these tips to ensure food safety for you and your family! * Clean your shopping cart. Wipe down the child seat, as well as the cart handle, with a disinfecting wipe. *Use....

Help HRFoodSafe Donate to Hurricane Florence Relief !


Posted: 09/21/2018
$20 of every registration will be donated to the American Red Cross to assist with hurricane Florence relief efforts through September 30th. Every donation helps the American Red Cross provide assistance to everyone effected by this disaster.     With over 60 classes every month, it does not get any easier than this to get certified! Let us bring the....

Home Canning Safety Tips!


Posted: 09/19/2018
Harvest time is here and for many that means canning season.  If canning isn't done properly, your canned harvest could cause Botulism. Botulism is a rare but serious illness caused by a toxin that attacks the body’s nerves.  Please visit the link below for safety tips you cant miss to keep you and your family....

TGIG! It's National Donut Day! Free Donuts!


Posted: 09/14/2018
It Is National Donut Day which means free donuts today at Krispy Kreme, Dunkin' Donuts and others. National Doughnut Day was established in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army to honor women who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I.  Click link below to read all restaurants giving free donuts!   Free Donut List ....

Halal Manti Beef Dumplings Recalled


Posted: 09/13/2018
Roya Foods is recalling frozen, raw Halal Manti Beef Dumplings because they were not inspected as required by federal law. The product was shipped to restaurants and retailers in Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey and New York. Read the full article at https://www.foodsafetynews.com   ....

CTI Foods LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Philly Steak Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination


Posted: 09/11/2018
CTI Foods LLC, is recalling approximately 6,720 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) Philly Beef Steak products that may contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The RTE Philly Beef Steak products were produced on Aug. 9, 2018 and the details are below. 672 cardboard cases labeled Classic....

TGIF! Its National Beer Lovers Day!


Posted: 09/07/2018
Start your weekend off with an ice cold beer. To protect yourself from food borne illness, be sure the service staff handles glasses properly. Glasses should be held by the middle, bottom or stem; not by rim or any contact surface! #NationalBeerLoversDay #HRFoodSafe #KeepItSafe #ServeItSafe#FoodSafety ....

090218 HRFoodSafe Newsletter


Posted: 09/02/2018
Please click the link below to view your area's newsletter! New England Area New Hampshire Ohio Pennsylvania ....

National Food Safety Month Special!


Posted: 09/01/2018
September is National Food Safety Month and HRFoodSafe is offering a special to celebrate this month dedicated to food safety education.  With 1 in 6 people getting sick from foodborne illness every year, there is no better time to get certified in food safety! Choose the option that best suits your needs: ServSafe Manager Book, live class and written....

4 Simple Steps to Protect Yourself Against Food Borne Illness


Posted: 08/30/2018
The CDC estimates 48 million people (1 in 6 ) get food poisoning from contaminated foods or beverages each year resulting in 128,000 hospitalizations and 3000 deaths.  Follow these 4 simple steps to help prevent food borne illness and keep yourself and loved ones safe.   To read the details of the four simple steps, please visit the....
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