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

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Best Ways to Clean and Sanitize Cutting Boards

    Cutting boards are the topic of many food safety-related conversations. They also feature frequently in an online Texas Food Handler Card course content. This is because how you care for a cutting board can dictate whether you have caused cross-contamination in your kitchen and if someone gets food poisoning or not. There can be a […]
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    Reheating Food Safely in the Hospitality Industry

      Many foods cooked in advance in the service industry are not all used at once. Large cuts of meat, sauces, gravies, soups, and more, can all be prepared in bulk and in advance to allow for fast service as customers require them. However, as convenient as reheating food can be, it can also be dangerous […]
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      What Is Bare-Hand Contact And How Do You Avoid It?

        You will quite often see some of the best chefs in the industry preparing food with their bare hands. It’s common practice, so why are we talking about bare-hand contact with food and making sure you avoid it? When food is going to be cooked, all you have to concern yourself with are safe food […]
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        How to Manage a Food Recall in Your Restaurant

          Food recalls involve food producers removing a product from the market when there’s a risk of harming consumers. It can be a voluntary recall by a supplier or one requested by government agencies. Typically, food recalls can happen for a number of reasons, but some are more common than others. For example, a product may […]
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          Dangerous Food Safety Mistakes Food Industry Employees Should Avoid

            Most people don’t set out to handle food dangerously. That goes for both home cooks and industry professionals. However, several dangerous practices are commonplace and can actually lead to foodborne illnesses. Fortunately, the more knowledgeable you are regarding food safety, the fewer potentially harmful mistakes you can make. After you undertake an online Texas food […]
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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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