Many Television Chefs are Cooking up Foodborne Illnesses

February 27, 2017

By Francine L. Shaw, President
Food Safety Training Solutions, Inc.

Francine L. Shaw, President
Food Safety Training Solutions, Inc.

Part of my morning routine is watching a national morning television show or cooking show while I’m getting ready for work.  Often, the on-air personalities make blatant food safety errors on national TV – which make their viewers think it’s OK to model similar behavior in their own kitchens.

Recently, a popular on-air personality did a segment remotely from a restaurant.  While participating in this cooking segment in a restaurant kitchen, he didn’t wash his hands before handling the food, didn’t check