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Meat Safety – What You Need To Know

    You may assume you’ll be able to take your knowledge learned at home about meat into the food handling industry. However, who’s to say that your best practices are the best practices? Whether you’re about to enter hospitality or you’ve enrolled in a Texas food handlers permit, here is some helpful information relating to the […]
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    Sell By vs. Use By Dates: What You Need To Know

      One of the most confusing things in the foodservice and food handling world involves sell-by dates and best-by dates. Are they the same thing? Do they really matter? What are you supposed to do with that date information? Even if such information isn’t covered in a Texas food handlers card course, it can be worth […]
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      Four Food Safety Steps You Shouldn’t Forget

        When you enroll in a Texas food handlers course online, there can be a lot to earn. While it’s all included in an easy-to-follow format, it’s not always easy to remember everything off the top of your head. However, suppose we told you there were just four steps to food safety. In that case, you […]
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        Shining the Spotlight on Server Personal Hygiene

          All industries require a different level of personal care, depending on whether you’re working with people, food, or even in the great outdoors. However, one industry that requires attention to detail to keep others safe is the hospitality and foodservice industry. Whether you’re about to sit for your online Texas food handlers safety course or you’re […]
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          Double Handwashing in the Food Service Industry

            Most food service workers understand the importance of washing their hands between tasks. When moving from taking out the trash to handling food, you must wash your hands to reduce the risk of contamination and possible foodborne illnesses. However, not all food service workers are aware of the concept of double handwashing. What is it, […]
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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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