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Keep Your Food Safe Before a Storm

Food Safety When the Power Goes Out

Food safety is a priority for any foodservice business, but it becomes much more difficult to maintain food safety when the power goes out. Whether it’s an ice storm, summer thunderstorm, hurricane or other reason, you only have a limited of time in the dark before that food becomes dangerous to eat. So how can […]

Holiday Food Safety

Avoid the Flu: Watch What You Touch!

Did you know the average person touch about 30 objects every minute? In the same time span, we touch our faces five times. Everything you touch puts you at risk of picking up illness-causing germs and bacteria, especially during cold and flu season. The problem is that we all touch a lot of things every […]

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Holiday Health and Safety

The holiday season is here and that means an imminent influx of family and friends. Inevitably, that means the spread of cold and flu germs. Whether you’re at home (yours or someone else’s), in a business, restaurant or hotel, there are some precautions you can take this time of year to keep everyone around you […]

Reduce the Spread of Germs in your Office

Cell Phone Germs and How to Clean Them

It’ close to your face, covered in germs, but you probably don’t clean it often. I am talking about your cellphone. Researchers have discovered bacteria including coliform and those that can cause Staph, Strep and other infections living on cell phones. We all use our phones. Besides talking, many of us text, surf the internet […]

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Three Tips to Get Your Kids Involved in House Cleaning

Cleaning can be a chore. It can take a lot of time out of our busy schedules when, let’s be honest, we would much rather be doing something more fun. Rather than taking on all of the cleaning tasks by yourself, you can get the whole family involved and cut your cleaning time significantly. For […]

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Keeping Play Equipment Clean and Safe

Summer’s here and that means a lot of outdoor play time. Children love going to play areas and playgrounds to climb, slide, peek through bubble windows and have fun on the equipment. The goal is to give kids a fun, safe place to play while their parents get to enjoy a meal and the smiles […]

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Five Pre-Vacation Home Cleaning Tips

Summer’s here and that means many families are headed out of town on a vacation. There’s nothing worse than coming home to a messy home. You’ve had a great trip, you’re probably a bit tired (albeit happy and exhilarated from a few days away) and if you’re like me, you want to postpone getting back […]

Prevent Foodborne Illnesses When you Cook & Eat Outdoors

Prevent Foodborne Illnesses When you Cook & Eat Outdoors

Steps to Prevent Foodborne Illnesses When You Cook & Eat Outdoors Summer is here and for many families, that means grilling out, enjoying picnics or otherwise spending time outdoors. While those are fun ways to spend the long weekend, it’s important to take precautions to prevent foodborne illnesses when you cook & eat outdoors. TRANSPORTING FOOD: Keep cold […]

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Seven Green Cleaning Tips for Homes & Businesses

Green cleaning is a popular concept. Whether it’s making your own cleaning supplies using natural ingredients or choosing reusable cleaning tools, there are ways out there for everyone to become a little greener. Here are seven simple green cleaning  tips for homes and businesses: Invest in reusable supplies. I mentioned this above; finding tools you […]