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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 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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    Learn The Safe Cooking Temperatures For Different Foods

      One of the many things you will learn during the education process to earn your Texas food handlers’ license is safe cooking temperatures. You will quickly discover that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to food temperature control because each food group is different. Whether you need a refresher or you’re about to […]
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      Working with Food? Here’s What You Need to Know About Temperature Control

        One of the essential principles of food safety in the foodservice industry is temperature control. By controlling the temperature of all food you will be preparing and serving to customers, you’re ensuring that it’s safe for consumption. Failure to monitor food temperatures closely can result in foodborne illness outbreaks that lead to fines, lawsuits, and […]
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        What Cannot Be Used To Dry Utensils?

          One of the most commonly asked questions among food handlers studying to receive their food handlers certificate in Texas is, ‘what cannot be used to dry utensils?’ It’s strange, isn’t it? You wash and dry your dishes at home with relative ease, but now you’ve got to learn about the ins and outs of appropriate […]
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          How Food Should Be Stored to Avoid Cross Contamination

            Every year, 48 million people in the United States are struck down by food poisoning. Out of those millions, at least three thousand will lose their lives as a result. Food safety is no laughing matter, which is why it’s imperative to educate yourself on the basic principles of cross-contamination so you can be in […]
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            Top 4 Foods That Pose the Highest Contamination and Food Safety Risk

              A significant part of keeping you and your customers safe is understanding the importance of food safety. From taking temperature control seriously to managing your personal hygiene, there’s a lot to think about. Although, one thing you may not have considered before is the risk of the food itself. When not stored or cooked correctly, […]
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              How Food Handlers Should Adjust During The COVID-19 Pandemic

                Foodservice business owners have long understood the importance of safe food handling practices in their line of work. With temperature control, sanitation, and personal hygiene, they can limit the risk of foodborne illnesses. That’s why every café, bar, and restaurant owner in Texas makes sure their staff members have a food handlers card. With one […]
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                What Is Temperature Control for Food Handlers?

                  Temperature control is not a term that most people think about in their daily life. However, if you work in the foodservice industry, it likely should be. Temperature control is just one of many things you must consider before serving food to the general public. Fortunately, it’s also something that anyone can learn about quickly […]
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                  Does Texas Require A Food Handlers Card?

                    When you’re a paying customer at a food service establishment, you always want to know that the food is safe. While that is never guaranteed, there’s one thing that can undoubtedly offer much-needed peace of mind – and that’s a food handlers card. However, some people are unsure of the rules as they can vary […]
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