On a recent cross-country auto trip, we stayed in several nationally known motel chains. Alternately we often will stay in a Bed & Breakfast and/or independent motel or hotel that is highly rated by fellow consumers on travel websites.
I frequently wonder how many of the server staff have had food safety training. I assume that most national motel chains have training courses as part of their orientation. But what about the bed and breakfast or the independent motels? I would guess the standards may not be at the same level.
Research has shown that food safety standards in a typical home fail to meet recognized food safety standards. If the servers in the aforementioned have not had any food safety training, guests are at increased risk of food borne illness.
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If your traveling by automobile with a family, it is tempting to pack a cooler with foods. With three kids, now adults, we always did.
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It’s a lot of fun to walk the streets of larger cities, look at the menu, the prices and the atmosphere from the outside. Perhaps, like me, you look for stickers on the windows from notable travel sites. All of this goes into your decision making to enter and enjoy the evening dining out.
Fortunately, now you can add excellence in food safety and “Dine Out with Confidence” by looking for the DiningGrades.com A+ Window Decal.
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My wife and returned from a trip to Israel and Jordon with our church group and family. In many ways it was a pilgrimage of a lifetime. I didn’t want anything to steal the important precious moments so, amongst other things, while there I was constantly cognizant of food safety. Many of my travel companions knew about my connection to DiningGrades.com so I tried not to increase anyone’s anxiety but there were significant food safety risks.
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We like staying in motels that offer breakfast. It’s convenient and it saves money. Can’t beat that. But how clean and how healthy is that breakfast food?
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If your traveling with a family, as 47% of american families will do this summer, it is tempting to pack a cooler with foods. With three kids, now adults, we always did.
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