An ill food handler causes nearly 50% of all restaurant-related outbreaks.
While the study is now a few years old, as reported by State and Federal Environmental Health Specialists:
Many restaurant policies concerning ill food workers do not follow FDA recommendations.
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The Environmental Health Specialists Network (EHS-Net) of the CDC examined restaurant chicken preparation and cooking practices and kitchen managers’ food safety knowledge concerning chicken.
Many restaurants were not following FDA Food Code to prevent cross-contamination and ensure proper cooking. Managers often lacked basic food safety knowledge about chicken preparation.
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#1 is “RAW/RED/PINK GROUND MEATS OR CHICKEN”
Eating undercooked ground beef or undercooked chicken can cause some of the most devastating food borne illnesses.
The Environmental Health Specialists Network (EHS-Net) found in over half of all restaurants studied:
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