National Food Safety Month Spotlights Foodborne Illness Detection and Protection

September 1, 2016

In its ongoing commitment to food safety, the National Restaurant Association announced this year’s National Food Safety Month (NFSM) theme: “Notorious Virus”—how to protect against the leading causes of foodborne illness.

“Food safety and security is the top priority for America’s one million restaurants,” says Sherman Brown, senior vice president of the National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe food safety and handling program.

“With over 130 million meals served daily, learning how to detect and protect against foodborne illness is top of mind in the restaurant and foodservice industry. This September, we’ll provide the tools foodservice professionals need to protect themselves and