IAFP Vendors Share Food Safety Innovative Products

IAFP Vendors Share Food Safety Innovative Products

It was also great to meet so many IAFP vendors. Hundreds of IAFP vendors are seeking to deliver products and/or services to improve food safety. It is an honor to share information from some who apparently are leaders in their class. The following a few of the IAFP vendors that stood out in my search … Read more
Standardized Restaurant Grading Presentation

Standardized Restaurant Grading Presentation

I was honored to present at the NEHA Anaheim convention on the topic – Proposed Standardized Restaurant Grading System Provides Sector Region & Health Department Comparison and the feedback received was heart-warming. The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) Anaheim meeting was richly rewarding. The agenda was packed with great food safety information. And the contacts were … Read more
Notable Food Safety Vendors

Notable Food Safety Vendors

At the Chicago Food Safety Summit there were some notable Food Safety vendors deserving mention because of their apparent superior products. I had the pleasure of attending the 20th Annual Food Safety Summit in Chicago and meeting many excellent food safety leaders. In my last blog , I mentioned some organizations with a passion for food … Read more
Food Safety Summit 2018 Passions Shared

Food Safety Summit 2018 Passions Shared

I had the pleasure of attending the 2018 Food Safety Summit in Chicago and met many with similar passions. It was an opportunity to visit with hundreds of like minded professionals.
Proper Choice and Use of Gloves Matters in Food Safety

Proper Choice and Use of Gloves Matters in Food Safety

“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 is Critically Important in Food Safety Practice

Wearing Gloves is Critically Important in Food Safety Practice

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 by Food Handlers Prevents Food Borne Illness

Hand Washing by Food Handlers Prevents 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. Hand washing with soap improves childhood survival and health. About 2.2 million children aged <5 years … Read more
How Do Food Handlers Rate Their Own Food Safety Practices?

How Do Food Handlers Rate Their Own Food Safety Practices?

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.
Why is Food Safety So Important?

Why is Food Safety So Important?

Food safety is important in protecting the health of our guests, whether in our homes or a food establishment. Customers are like personal guests in your home.

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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. These are the same establishments that want access to new technology. Food industry vendors are seeking innovative … Read more

Dr. Stueven Spoke at the NEHA National Conference

Dr. Stueven spoke 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 Presented an Abstract at International Association of Food Protection

Dr. Stueven presented an abstract at the International Association of Food Protection Annual Meeting entitled “Restaurant Grades Are Difficult to Find and Understand”   Highlights of the Presentation were: We have reviewed hundreds of international, state, regional and community health department websites offering consumer access to restaurant health inspections. There are multiple ways in which … Read more
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