Apr 20, 2018
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What’s in a date? Labeling and Dating

Storing food properly includes labeling and dating in an efficient method to ensure food is safe to consume and quality is maintained. There are five dates to remember when storing food products. Received Date: A best practice is to date all products when they are delivered to the facility. This is the received date. Remove … [ Read More ]

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Thawing Food Properly and Safely

Developing a preparation and thaw guide for production staff provides guidance to ensure a food product is pulled in advance to thaw under refrigeration. Product density will determine the length of time required to completely thaw. Individual meat patties, chicken pieces, ground meat, fish, and liquid eggs thaw in one to two days while meat … [ Read More ]

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Nutrition and the Caregiver

As baby boomers age you might find yourself taking care of an older parent or family member. Caring for someone is a big responsibility and involves a time commitment.  Do you put the other family member first?  Do you feel guilty if you put yourself first, resentment and frustration when you neglect yourself? Are you … [ Read More ]

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