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Food Safety Nation is a news media site that publishes essential news, best practices, information and resources focused on restaurant food safety, sustainability, technology, sanitation, training and more. It’s made up of restaurant professionals and contributors who are dedicated to providing the Food Safety Nation community with fresh and relevant content in order to improve professional knowledge and restaurant businesses.

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3 Ways a Food Safety Plan Can Prevent Cross-Contamination

3 Ways a Food Safety Plan Can Prevent Cross-Contamination

A food safety plan should be part of a restaurant’s standard operating procedure. After all, if you don’t have a plan for food safety, then how […]
Romaine Lettuce Recall: 6 Steps to Protect Your Restaurant

Romaine Lettuce Recall: 6 Steps to Protect Your Restaurant

Romaine lettuce recalls over the last few years have put the romaine lettuce industry in the United States under a microscope. More recently, the Centers for […]
The Best Reason to Take a Closer Look at Your Food Suppliers

The Best Reason to Take a Closer Look at Your Food Suppliers

Food suppliers are often not the first to be blamed when a foodborne illness outbreak happens. Unfortunately, in many of these cases, restaurants are typically the […]
Restaurant Walk In Cooler Food Safety Guide

Restaurant Walk In Cooler Food Safety Guide

One of the most important areas of the restaurant is the walk in cooler. It should be considered the heart of the kitchen since it’s the […]
Should Serving Undercooked Burgers Still Be a Thing?

Should Serving Undercooked Burgers Still Be a Thing?

Swedish authorities announced they will be reviewing the controls local restaurants have on undercooked beef used for burgers. Recent research showed that half of the restaurants […]
What Restaurant Employee Hygiene Means to Your Business

What Restaurant Employee Hygiene Means to Your Business

“Our server,” my daughter muttered, “looks dirty.” It was Sunday just before noon and we were at a popular downtown eatery in Salt Lake City for […]
10 Ways to Incorporate Restaurant Food Safety into Your QA Program

10 Ways to Incorporate Restaurant Food Safety into Your QA Program

Restaurant owners and managers sometimes focus more on quality assurance (QA) than food safety. Evidence of this is increasingly found in news stories about restaurants that […]
7 Ways to Take Control of Restaurant Food Safety in 2019

7 Ways to Take Control of Restaurant Food Safety in 2019

Are you prepared to take control of food safety in your restaurant? Forget about resolutions for the new year. Today is the perfect day to start […]
Temperature Abuse: Tales from the Dirty Kitchen

Temperature Abuse: Tales from the Dirty Kitchen

Temperature abuse is one of the most common problems in restaurant food safety. A recent outbreak at Chipotle has brought this issue to attention. This happens […]

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