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MN Food Safety Certification and Avian Influenza Training

MN Food Safety Certification Guidelines On Avian Influenza

There has been a lot of buzz over the past few weeks concerning a major outbreak of Avian Influenza on local poultry farms. It has even become so large of a concern that the Governor has declared a state of

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ServSafe MN Norovirus Prevention

ServSafe MN Norovirus on Cruise Ship

Recently, two prominent news stories broke concerning Norovirus outbreaks. The first was a major outbreak that occurred on a cruise ship returning to port in California where nearly 200 passengers had been infected. The second incident took place at Emory University in Atlanta, GA,

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Food Safety Certification MN Refrigeration Maintenance

Food Safety Certification MN hints-dirty coils

Food Safety Certification MN Keys to Refrigeration Malfunction Prevention   For a manager with Food Safety Certification MN that deals with food products, properly running refrigeration units are a key in maintaining food safety as well as food quality. We thought

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MN Certified Food Manager Guide to Food Waste Control

Food waste problem for MN certified food manager

Food Waste Control and Solutions for the MN Certified Food Manager   In any food production facility, whether it be a restaurant, industrial production factory or institutional facility, waste is always an issue of concern. Food waste can eat into

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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth… Thousands of Dollars!

The Centers for Disease Control estimates close to 50 million illnesses a year result from food contamination. Food contamination is a growing concern. From spreading viruses on cruise ships to foods being recalled by processing plants, millions of dollars are

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Listeriosis, a disease caused by the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes, is the third leading cause of death by food poisoning in the U.S. On average, there are 1,600 cases of listeriosis nationally each year, 260 of them deadly. The main groups affected

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Minnesota’s #1 Cause of Food-borne Outbreaks

Norovirus is responsible for about 60% of the food borne outbreaks in Minnesota every year. Symptoms include severe stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting and the onset time can be as short as few hours. It is absolutely critical that

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Food Manager Certification in MN: Vital to any School Lunch Program

  The correlation between nutrition, student retention, and academic performance cannot be denied. After all, students need to be well-fed and properly nourished so they can concentrate on their schoolwork. In this connection, NPR senior editor and food blogger Maria

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