Food Safety

  • How colour-coding can help prevent cross-contamination

    November 2, 2015
    How colour coding can help prevent cross-contamination By Mike Brown November 2, 2015 Wouldn’t it be great if there was an easy way to alert staff to the potential of cross-contamination? One that could also help cut down on the possibility of allergic reactions in your customers? It turns out that there is – and it has to ...
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  • How to get your staff to understand the importance of food safety

    June 10, 2015
    How to get your staff to understand the importance of food safety By Kevin Freeborn June 10, 2015 Getting all of your staff on board with food safety plans can be difficult. A study from the University of Guelph looked into why employees may not do what they are supposed to when it comes to implementation. While the ...
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  • Nineteen food safety numbers that can improve your health and business

    October 1, 2014
    By Kevin Freeborn October 1, 2014 Everyone wants to make sure their customers eat safely. While we can’t control what happens when a customer prepares food in their own home, restaurant operators should always do their best to apply what we know about important food safety numbers in order to help reduce the likelihood of someone getting ...
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  • Five surprising attributes that can boost results of your food safety campaign

    July 7, 2014
    By Kevin Freeborn July 7, 2014 It’s difficult to dispute the fact that pop star Miley Cyrus’s appearance last August on the MTV Video Music Awards attracted worldwide attention. People who already knew her as a sweet Disney child star now perceived her in a new way as grownup sex symbol, and people who had never heard ...
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  • Three food protection trends

    June 27, 2013
    By Kevin Freeborn June 27, 2013 Helping operators prepare food safely Keeping pace with trends in safe food preparation helps us update and improve the ways in which we educate food handlers. Organizations such as the International Association of Food Protection and their peer-reviewed publications provide great insights into this area, and operators benefit from finding innovative ...
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  • How to cater to customers with food allergies

    June 12, 2013
    By Beatrice Povolo June 12, 2013 With food allergies on the rise, more and more consumers are looking for safer options when dining out. In Canada today, there are over 2.5 million*people who report having at least one food allergy. That’s about one in every 14 Canadians. Since there is currently no cure for food allergies, these ...
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