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At TABC Pronto we aim to provide additional resources for alcohol seller/servers and food handlers.

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How Long Is Food Safe in the Fridge Without Power?

    It’s fair to say that we rely on electricity more than we like to admit. We need it to process our customers’ payments, cook their food, and power our fridges and freezers. If the worst should happen and your place of business doesn’t have electricity, how long is food safe in the fridge without power? […]
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    Is It Safe to Eat Freezer Burned Food?

      When you enter the food service industry, you will soon realize there is a lot to learn. Perhaps one of the most important things, though, is food safety. You want to serve only the best food to your customers, and you want their experience to be memorable for the right reasons. With that in mind, […]
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      Can Coronavirus Live On Food?

        There’s no denying that the SARS-COV-2 coronavirus has changed the way we live our lives. It has also had quite a dramatic impact on the food industry, with food handlers having to adjust the way they do their job to keep everyone safe. But a question that’s on many people’s minds is, can coronavirus live […]
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        Tips For Defrosting Frozen Food

          You might not think twice about leaving frozen ingredients on your kitchen bench at home to thaw out. So, you might believe that such methods will always be suitable for the food industry, too. However, as you will learn when taking a food handlers safety course in Texas, there’s a right and wrong way to […]
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          How Long Does Food Poisoning Last?

            Food poisoning or a foodborne illness encompasses over 250 different disease-causing germs like rotavirus, E.coli, and salmonella. The causes of food poisoning can be many, but most of them are caused by viruses, bacteria, and parasites, which you will learn about while studying for your Texas food handlers license. Some of the most common foodborne […]
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            Where Should A Food Handler Check the Temperature of Food?

              Whether you are already working in the food industry or plan to enter it, food safety knowledge is imperative to keep your customers safe. Some of the food safety measures can be as simple as washing your hands, while others can be as intensive as making sure food is cooked to the correct temperature. When […]
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              What Are the Symptoms of Food Poisoning?

                When you start studying for a food handlers card in Texas, you learn all about how to make sure you’re serving safe food to your customers. Simple measures can go a long way to making sure you’re reducing the risk of food borne pathogens causing food poisoning. However, if the worst should happen and something […]
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                Can A Food Handler Taste Food to Adjust Seasoning?

                  Before or during your research for a Texas Food Handlers Permit, you may have wondered whether a food handler can taste food to adjust seasoning. Given that bacteria and germs being transferred from people to food is a risky business, it might seem like you can’t taste food to make sure it’s ready for service. […]
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                  When Must A Food Handler Wash Their Hands?

                    If we were going to answer the commonly asked question of when must a food handler wash their hands in simple terms, we’d just say all the time. But as you will learn when undertaking the task to gain a Texas food handlers certification, some times are certainly more critical for hand washing than others. […]
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                    How Food Handlers Can Identify Pathogens

                      One of the many things you learn about when entering the food industry and studying for your Texas food handlers card is foodborne pathogens. Foodborne pathogens are not always harmful to customers, but they can be when appropriate steps aren’t taken during food handling, cooking, and storage. So, how can food handlers identify pathogens? The […]
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