How Dirty are Your Feet?

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Something to think about: When you wear flip-flops during the blazing summer weather to keep cool, do you have any idea what kind of repulsive, unthinkable things you’re exposing your feet to? Human and animal waste, vomit, saliva, chemicals, food waste, and an infinite amount of objects that have .....

Food Safety Laws Around the World

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Almost everyone in the world will experience food or waterborne illness at some point in their lives. Since foodborne illness is so easy to catch and is fatal at times, it is most important to make sure that the food we eat is not contaminated with potentially harmful bacteria, parasites, viruses, t .....

Why The FDA is Important

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What is the FDA? The Food and Drug Administration is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, and also in the fact the oldest comprehensive consumer protection agency. The FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through regulation and super .....

How to Wash Your Hands

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Why is Hand Washing is so Important? Hand washing is one of the easiest and most effective ways of preventing infection. The tools are simple: Soap and water. Don’t fall lazy on this simple task. By simply washing your hands, you can avoid some very major viruses and illnesses. Washing your hands .....

What is The Food Safety Modernization Act?

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According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in six Americans get sick from food each year. Of this statistic, there are an estimated 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths in the U.S. Foodborne illness targets anyone and everyone. Since all types of .....

The Pre-FDA History of Food Laws in the United States

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With the Food Safety Modernization Act on the cusp of coming into effect, we’re taking a look at the history of the US Federal Government passing legislation to improve food safety in the country. Have you ever stopped to think about how many people suffer from foodborne illness every year? In 200 .....

How to use a Bin Washer

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What is a Bin/Buggy Washer? A bin washer is a large industrial machine that is used to clean stainless steel bins (sometimes called buggies or vats) for optimum safety in food handling and transportation at quicker speeds. The average bin washer can thoroughly clean about twenty bins per hour, guara .....

The History of Brooms

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What is a Broom? We all know what a broom is: a cleaning tool made out of stiff fibers (plastic, hair, corn husks, etc.) attached and parallel to a cylindrical handle. In less technical terms, a broom is a brush with a long handle that is usually used in combination with a dustpan. And yes, brooms. .....