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Retail Food Protection
FDA strives to promote the application of science-based food safety principles in retail and food service settings to minimize the incidence of food-borne illness. Continue Reading Here » From the FDAClick to read the article: Retail Food Protection
Sushi Rice Preparation
Measure the acidity (pH) of your Sushi Rice within 30 minutes of acidification (mixing the cooked rice and vinegar solution). Make a rice slurry by gathering a ¼ cup sample of the cooked, acidified rice taken from various locations in the batch and add ¾ cup...
How to Use Sanitizer Test Strips
Restaurant are required by Health Code to regularly test sanitizer concentrations. See how you can use our Hydrion test strips to properly measure concentration and ensure FDA compliance. Cómo Usar las Tiras de Prueba de Desinfectante https://youtu.be/zjnPPEc8hyc El Código de Salud exige a los restaurantes que prueben...
Wash Rinse Poster
Download WASH, RINSE, SANITIZE, TEST: How to Sanitize Dishes & Equipment in a Three-Compartment Sink Póster por Lavar, Enjuagar, Sanitizar LAVAR, ENJUAGAR, SANITIZAR, PROBAR: Cómo Sanitizar Platos y Equipo en un Lavabo de 3 Compartimientos Descargar
What to Know When Choosing a Sanitizer for Your Food Facility
With changes in regulations, materials, and resources, the frequency of food-borne illness has decreased significantly since the days when old-fashioned, unhygienic porous kitchen materials were prevalent. Yet despite all this, "Contaminated equipment and utensils have been cited as one of the leading risk factors most responsible for foodborne illness...
Chlorine vs. Quats
Download When to use which Chlorine vs. Quats from Micro Essential Laboratory Inc.
Download How to ensure proper temperatures for heat sanitization in retail food facilities from Micro Essential Laboratory Inc.
Disinfect vs. Sterilize
Download Eliminating microorganisms and bacterial endospores from Micro Essential Laboratory Inc.
Sanitation Wallet Card (Quaternary Ammonium)
Download Quaternary Ammonium Sanitizer Testing Procedure Carta de Sanitizador de Cloro (Amonio Cuaternario) Amonio Cuaternario Procedimiento de Prueba de Sanitizador Descargar from Micro Essential Laboratory Inc.
Sanitation Wallet Card (Chlorine)
Download Chlorine Sanitizer Testing Procedure Carta de Sanitizador (Cloro) Sanitizador de Cloro Descargar from Micro Essential Laboratory Inc.
Federal Food Safety Laws
Under authority of the Federal Meat, Poultry and Egg Products Inspection Acts, Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the USDA inspects and monitors all meat, poultry and egg products sold in interstate and foreign commerce to ensure compliance with mandatory U.S. food safety standards...
How to Use Peracetic Acid Test Strips
How to use Peracetic Acid test strips give clear results within 10-15 seconds of dipping into the PAA solution.
Hydrogen Peroxide Test Strips
How to use Peroxide Test Strips provide clear accurate measurements. from Micro Essential Laboratory Inc.
How to Use Chlorine Test Strips
Learn how to properly measure the concentration of chlorine sanitizer solution with chlorine test strips.
How to Test Quat Solutions
Learn how to properly test Quaternary Ammonium Solutions for the right restaurant sanitizer concentration. Prueba de Amonio Cuaternario Aprenda cómo probar adecuadamente las soluciones de amonio cuaternario para la concentración correcta de desinfectante en restaurantes. https://youtu.be/AQAG7hmGCrg from Micro Essential Laboratory Inc.
How to Test Chlorine Solutions
Learn how to properly measure restaurant sanitizer concentration levels with hlorine test strips. Cómo Usar las Tiras de Prueba de Cloro Aprenda cómo medir adecuadamente el nivel de pH de una solución de cloro utilizando las tiras de prueba de cloro. https://youtu.be/rw8lDZn-Y20 from...
Sanitization for Food Safety
Download Federal, state and local regulations require the use and testing of sanitizer solutions wherever food is commercially prepared or served including Restaurants, Cafeterias, Convenience Stores, Hospitals, Universities, Food Processors, Prisons, Coffee Shops, and Supermarkets. Testing must occur in 3-compartment sinks, buckets and spray bottles to ensure that the solutions...
Bleach Dilution Table
Bleach Dilution Table - Clorox® Disinfecting Bleach* Dilution GuideThe chart provides general guidelines for bleach dilution. To ensure that your bleach solution is appropriate for your surface disinfection needs, please check with your equipment manufacturer's instructions for usage constraints. This table is taken from the guide: Clorox Commercial Solutions®...
An Introduction to Sanitizers
Properly sanitized food surface areas are critical to the safety of all food service establishments. That’s because food service establishments are natural breeding grounds for bacteria, and if left unsanitized these bacteria can threaten public safety. To protect the public, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has enacted strict requirements regarding...
State and Locality Regulations
Current SQF Standards - Full Code Developed by SFFI www.sqfi.com
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is transforming the nation’s food safety system by shifting the focus from responding to foodborne illness to preventing it. Congress enacted FSMA in response to dramatic changes in the global food system and in our understanding of foodborne illness and its consequences,...
Sanitization for Food Safety
Using Sanitizer Test Strips This document offers general and specific information covering food safety to ensure proper sanitization in restaurants, food processing facilities, and anywhere else food is commercially prepared or served. It includes comparison charts, how to choose and select the right sanitizer test kits and how to use...
Sample Food Establishment Food Safety Checklist Form
Sample Food Establishment Food Safety Checklist Form - Self Assessment tool for Fooe Establishment Foodborne Illness Safety, developed by cifor.us Download
Food Safety Online Training Resources
NEHA carries online food safety training resources for the food safety professional at all levels of their career. The online courses are appropriate for both industry and regulatory professionals. NEHA strives to continuously add content that is based on the latest scientific knowledge and adult learning principles....
National Retail Food Program Courses
The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) are working with the FDA's Office of Regulatory Affairs' Office of Training Education and Development (OTED) to provide free training to state, local and tribal regulatory partners. Offered through NEHA.org Click to read the...
FDA Regulations: Agency Sets Path to Modernize Approach to Food Safety
In early 2020, the FDA will unveil a “blueprint” outlining plans to modernize its approach to regulating food safety under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). These plans will include use of technology-enabled traceability tools such as blockchain, new predictive ...
New Federal Initiatives Target Food Industry Facilities for Inspection and Enforcement
Recent federal environmental initiatives mean that the food industry will see an increase in inspections, new regulations for those sectors of the industry that rely on large quantities of hazardous substances—such as ammonia for refrigeration or chlorine for food processing—in their operations,...
Are You Prepared for a FSMA Compliance Inspection?
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law on January 4, 2011, enables the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to better protect public health by strengthening the food safety system. FDA is able to focus more on preventing food safety problems rather than relying primarily on reacting...