Food Safety Classes
Gordon Food Service offers many solutions for customers to receive Food Safety education. If you have any questions please contact the Nutrition Resource Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800.968.4426.
Investment in consumer food safety education has the potential to reduce foodborne illness and return savings of up to $10 for each dollar invested.
In-Person Classes are offered through our Professional Service Vendor, Culinary Cultivations.
Did you know…?
Reducing foodborne illness by just 1 percent would keep about 500,000 Americans from getting sick each year. Reducing foodborne illness by 10 percent would keep about 5 million from getting sick.
A large percentage of food poisoning cases could be eliminated if people washed their hands more often when preparing and handling food.
The same pathogens that cause food poisoning can cause arthritis, kidney failure, meningitis and Guillain-Barré syndrome. The Food and Drug Administration estimates that about two to three percent of all food poisoning cases lead to secondary long-term illnesses.
Recent estimates indicate that the impact of unsafe food costs low- and middle-income economies around US $95 billion in lost productivity each year.