Lockdowns may be over as pandemic measures relax, but Canada’s restaurants face an uphill battle to recovery. Two years of restrictions, a labour shortage, and a looming recession have put enormous strain on the restaurant industry, with an estimated 13,000 foodservice businesses closing their doors since March 2020.
Food Safety Market Blog
A blog with articles related to food handler certification and education on food safety related issues.
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Our Reference Handbook is The Only Food Safety Guide You’ll Ever Need
Our Food Safety Handbook is The Only Industry Guide You’ll Ever Need!
Whether you’re a restaurant owner, a public health inspector, or trainer offering food handler safety certification, you need to stay up to date with the latest food service industry regulations, policies, and practices.
Hepatitis A and Foodservice Workers
Customer exposures to Hepatitis A have seen a major increase throughout the first half of the year, with cases appearing in the US in Arkansas, Indiana, and California as well as other states, resulting in a multi-state outbreak of around 1,200 patients which led to the deaths of at least 40 people. Governing bodies are urging all North American food service workers to ensure that they are vaccinated against the easily transmittable Hepatitis A virus - especially in communities near the infected areas or workers who travel often. Here’s what food service workers and restaurant owners need to know about the relationship between Hepatitis A and the food service industry.