Category Archives: food safety

ServSafe Exam

Over the last three weeks, the Tuesday seminars on food safety have been preparation for the ServSafe exam. ServSafe is a certification program administered by the National Restaurant Association. It’s based on the current FDA food code, and it’s updated … Continue reading

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Seminar: Food Safety 3

In this lecture we learned about sanitizing, crisis management, and pest control and about the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP, pronounced “hassip”) system, which I think is pretty cool because it’s all about thinking ahead and anticipating problems … Continue reading

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Seminar: Food Safety 2

This lecture was mostly about safe food handling; safe food handling is mostly about not contaminating food and keeping food in a safe temperature range. The lecturer for these food-safety seminars is Maureen Lee, who has moved from working in … Continue reading

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Seminar: Food Safety 1

Don’t eat food. It’s all contaminated. I know, that seems kind of harsh. But seriously, you have no idea how easily you could get sick from food that isn’t handled properly. I have a good idea now that I’m taking … Continue reading

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