TITLE

Taking Your Temperature

AUTHOR(S)
Holaday, Susan
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
FoodService Director;11/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role of technology in taking and monitoring food temperatures by food service operators. Food safety is a growing concern these days, with the most recent data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention placing the number of cases of foodborne illness at 76 million a year. Although technological advances make it easier to prevent foodborne illness, operators struggle with the economic reality that state-of-the-art equipment still can be expensive for all but the largest institutions, the author said.
ACCESSION #
27554794

 

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