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Food Safety Smarts

September 8, 2016 by


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


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


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


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 […]

Pregnant? FDA wants you to be food safe

January 8, 2016 by


Foodborne Risks for Pregnant Women As a mom-to-be, there are 3 specific foodborne risks that you need to be aware of. These risks can cause serious illness or death to you or your unborn child. Follow these steps to help ensure a healthy pregnancy. 1. Listeria monocytogenes What it is: A harmful bacterium that can […]

Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Hurricane Joaquin

October 2, 2015 by


The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted due to Hurricane Joaquin.A hurricane watch for the East coast of the U.S. could be required as early as tonight and into the weekend. Residents along the East Coast should pay close […]

Atlanta café sucks at handwashing

August 8, 2015 by


by Doug Powell Multiple food prep employees at Saigon Cafe in Buford were only rinsing their hands briefly in cold water while prepping food during a recent inspection, leading to a failing health score. The Gwinnett County health inspector said another employee touched raw beef with gloved hands, then took off the gloves to handle […]