Food Safety Training for Cooking Whole Turkeys

Online Food Safety Training for Cooking Whole Turkeys

Thanksgiving is here and that means it’s time to overindulge on turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy and pumpkin pie, but the last thing you want to include in your festivities is a salmonella outbreak. Whole turkeys can take quite some time to cook and it may be difficult to achieve safe temperatures while keeping the meat Read more about Online Food Safety Training for Cooking Whole Turkeys[…]

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Why do ServSafe Food Managers Set Freezers to Zero Degrees?

According to the Minnesota Food Code, all frozen food must remain frozen until ready to use and the USDA recommends setting freezers to zero degrees Fahrenheit. This got us wondering; why zero? Is zero a scientifically determined number, or is it in the correct temperature range and just happens to be a good round number? Read more about Why do ServSafe Food Managers Set Freezers to Zero Degrees?[…]

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Certified Food Safety Managers and Plastic Reduction

Over the past few years, some jurisdictions have sought to reduce the amount of plastic used in the foodservice industry, and while some businesses have been hesitant to make the change, many have embraced it. Eliminating plastic appeals to a wide selection of environmentally conscious consumers and can also potentially reduce the amount of waste Read more about Certified Food Safety Managers and Plastic Reduction[…]

Becoming Certified Food Protection Manager

Steps to Becoming a Certified Food Protection Manager

According to the Minnesota Food Code, all facilities that prepare food for the public must employ a certified food protection manager (CFPM). The role of any CFPM in Minnesota is to ensure that all food is being stored, prepared and served in a safe manner. They are required to train staff, inspect their facility for Read more about Steps to Becoming a Certified Food Protection Manager[…]