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Keeping Your Food Prep Areas Safe (Part 2)

Posted on: September 29th, 2014 by Ann Marie Coppen No Comments

Want to avoid fever, severe diarrhea, food poisoning, vomiting, and abdominal cramps that can last several days? Last month we shared these startling facts and statistics: According to WebMD, all of these mentioned conditions can be prompted by food-borne illnesses caused by food prep area germs. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that every year […]

Keeping Your Food Prep Areas Safe (Part 1)

Posted on: August 27th, 2014 by Ann Marie Coppen 1 Comment

I previously shared with all of you “How to make good food choices and avoid food poisoning when shopping at the Supermarket.” I now want to share how we can keep our food prep areas – both in your truck cab and home kitchen – safe by taking extra precautions to reduce bacteria and possible […]

Make safe food choices at the market

Posted on: May 28th, 2014 by Ann Marie Coppen 1 Comment

Statistics show that one in six Americans will get food poisoning from eating tainted foods. Food poisoning can be prompted by ingesting food contaminated with parasites, bacteria, viruses, food toxins, or insecticides. Food poisoning can range from gastrointestinal issues to long-term or even deadly consequences. Possible symptoms of food poisoning can include vomiting, diarrhea, and […]

Food haulers may see more requirements

Posted on: February 19th, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

Some new criteria for cleanliness might be applied to those long-haul carriers transporting food if a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) goes into action. The FDA is proposing to establish stepped-up requirements for food transportation to ensure food safety throughout the supply chain. The proposal is part of […]