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Safe Defrosting Methods

You come home from work starving only to realize you forgot to thaw something for dinner. You go into your freezer, grab a frozen piece of steak and decide to thaw it under running hot water. But have you ever stopped to ask yourself if this method is safe for thawing raw meat? There are…

Keep your Dish Clothes, Sponges and Totes Safe

Hand washing is the first thing everyone tells you to do when it comes to helping prevent food borne illness.  Although this is a great start most people tend to mess things up through improper use and maintenance of kitchen items such as rags, and sponges. These items if not clean can quickly transfer dirt…

Cancer Survivors Beware of What you Consume
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Cancer can be a scary thing.  It is estimated that 1.7 million people in the United States alone are expected to be diagnosed with cancer.  Add that number to the 15 million Americans who are cancer survivors and you have a large population of people who have weakened immune systems that should be extra cautious…

So what Does C.S.C.C. Stand For?
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Ask anybody that works in the food industry what Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill stands for and you’ll get a quick and informative answer, that is if they are properly trained.  Ken Kuscher and his Florida Food handler Certificates will ensure you get the proper education you need before walking into any food establishment. So what…

Food Freshness Cheat Sheet
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Food safety in your home or in an establishment is of a major concern nowadays.  Have you ever wondered how long can I keep that pork chop frozen in freezer?  Well Ken Kuscher has set up a simple cheat sheet you can take a look at if you ever have any doubts on how long…

Safeguard Yourself against Food Poisoning

Every year Millions of people go through the agony pain of food poisoning.  Most of them will never know where they got it from.  Most people tend to connect their last meal with food poisoning but food poisoning come from very different areas. The common symptoms of food poisoning can include an upset stomach, nausea…

Food Handler Tips for your Event Planning Needs

With the Super Bowl right around the corner you better believe that thousands of families are setting up party’s right at this very moment.  Be it the Super Bowl, Oscar Night or New Year’s Eve people love to throw a good party. With any party comes the introduction of alcohol and food (good food if…

How to Create Your Own HACCP Plan

You might be asking yourself what is a HACCP plan.  HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points.  Haccp (pronounced hasssip) is a scientific approach to keeping your food safe.  It was originally developed by the good people of Pillsbury Company for use by NASA ensuring that astronauts would be kept safe from food…

Food Safety Fictions Debunked

We all like to view ourselves as knowing how to properly care for our foods.  There are many misleading “facts” out there about how to properly store, clean and consume our foods.  Below we have created a list of some of the most popular heard arguments when it comes to food safety and whether or…

Protect your Food Against Weather Related Spoilage

You might not think it but weather plays a huge part in food safety.  In recent years we have really come to see how severe weather can play a part in the safety of your food.  During severe weather food control norms are usually broken down exposing people to food borne illnesses that can normally…