Food Safety Infosheets

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Turtles can turn into dangerous pets if carrying Salmonella

Salmonella from pet turtles sickens 103 in 2007.
Keep pets out of the kitchen. Wash hands following any petting. Especially avoid pets with diarrhea.
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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Dairy Queen employees post videos of unsanitary acts on Facebook

Kids goofing off at work were found out after they posted videos of their antics on Facebook. To find out what exactly they did download this week's iFSN infosheet.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Ground beef and patties recalled due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination

5 ill in Wisconsin and one in California linked to burgers produced by Rochester Meat Company.
The ground beef products subject to recall were shipped to distributors for retail to restaurants and food service institutions.
Cook hamburgers and all ground beef to an internal temperature of 160F or 71C.
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Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Be appropriate in the kitchen

Practice good hygiene, know the risks involved with the dishes you are preparing and know how to control them.
Staff at a San Antonio restaurant learn valuable lessons from a poor score by the health inspector.
An outbreak of Salmonella linked to a restaurant in Leola, PA is a reminder for food handlers that foodborne illness is something to think about.

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Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Keep dangerous E. coli off the plate

First Infosheet of 2008. Happy New Year from the iFSN. Download this week's infosheet here.