“Wearing Gloves is So Important in Food Safety” but proper choice and use of gloves is critical in food borne illness prevention. The proper choice and use of gloves. In healthcare, when we replaced latex gloves, we used vinyl gloves. They were seemingly reasonable as a simple protective barrier. But what troubled me the most … Read more
Wearing gloves while preparing ready to eat foods (RTE) reduces food borne illness spread and shows the consumer your restaurant cares about food safety. In my last blog, I wrote about the importance of hand washing. Our hands carry germs. Some of those germs cause food borne illness.
Hand washing is so important in preventing food borne illness that there is a Global Hand Washing Day observed every autumn to increase awareness of how important hand washing is in preventing disease. This is especially true in restaurants.
Risky food preparation practices were commonly reported by Food Handlers in a report by the Environmental Health Services Branch of the CDC. While this study has limitations, it gives managers insight into potential educational areas that need to be addressed when striving for food safety excellence.
We seek to create strategic alliances and serve the hospitality industry! Dedicated food establishments with a history of food safety excellence deserve recognition. Our A+ Window Decal program recognizes restaurants with a nearly perfect health department inspection history. Independent or small franchise food establishments often don’t have access to the educational tools affordable to large … Read more
Dr. Stueven will be speaking at the National Environment Health Association Meeting in Anaheim, California June 28, 2018 “Proposed Standardized Restaurant Grading System Provides Sector, Region & Health Department Comparison”
Dr. Stueven will present an abstract at the IAFP Annual Meeting entitled “Restaurant Grades Are Difficult to Find and Understand”
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