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Packed Lunches: Cutting Corners but not Food Safety

August 16, 2017 by

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By: Karen Hunter, Executive Correspondence and Issues Management Staff, Food Safety and Inspection Service As a working mom of four boys, ages 8 and under, I’m asked on a near-daily basis: “how do you DO it?!” It’s a carefully orchestrated dance: keeping my family fed, healthy, dropped off at school and daycare at the appropriate […]

2017 MLB Ballpark Food Safety Rankings

August 16, 2017 by

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By Tanner Walters Millions of baseball fans attend ballparks across North America annually, buying some peanuts and Cracker Jack—and hot food, too. But what are they getting themselves into? Thousands of public inspection records gathered from local health departments in the United States and Canada reveal that food safety varies widely across Major League Baseball’s […]

Practice Food Safety During the Holidays

December 12, 2016 by

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Feasting with family and friends is part of many holiday celebrations. Follow these simple tips to keep safe from food poisoning, or foodborne illness, during the holidays. Everyone can practice food safety during the holidays Wash your hands. Be sure to wash your hands with soap and water before and after preparing food, after touching […]

Food Safety Smarts

September 8, 2016 by

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Food Safety Smarts from CDC Use these tools and tips to help prevent food poisoning. Your kitchen is filled with food safety tools that, when used properly, can help keep you and your loved ones healthy. Learn how to make the most of these tools so that your kitchen is your home’s food safety headquarters. […]

Lucky’s Taproom patrons aren’t so lucky; foodborne illnesses linked to Dayton restaurant

March 3, 2016 by

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by Ben Chapman Today I talked to a restaurant operator about something they wanted to do that was risky. After talking about what could go wrong, the operator said ‘I don’t want to make people sick, I’ll figure something else out.’ Making patrons sick is bad business. According to WHIO, a Dayton restaurant has closed […]

Avoid a Food Safety Penalty this Super Bowl Sunday

February 1, 2016 by

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The Super Bowl is already the most-watched television program in the United States, and this year’s 50th game is sure to take the experience to a whole new level. The game (or the ads) may be the main event, but the food usually steals the show. With more than 1.3 billon chicken wings and 4 […]

Chipotle closing locations for food safety meeting Nationwide

January 15, 2016 by

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Acccording to a Boston article in the Boston Globe, Chipotle is closing all locations nationwide briefly to hold a  national team meeting about food safety. “We are hosting a national team meeting to thank our employees for their hard work through this difficult time, discuss some of the food safety changes we are implementing, and […]