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Carl LaFrate

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I can answer food safety questions relative to food processing, retail food and food salvage after a catastrophic event such as a hurricane, flood, ammonia leak or fire. Questions related to HACCP, Regulatory, GFSI, SQF, BRC, liability issues, contamination events, pest infestation, pest control methodology,food safety defense, pathogen prevention such as L. Monocytogenes control in food processing and retail, any subject related to food safety including at home issues.

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2016-11-17 Store freezer problem:

I don't think there is an issue with the safety of your purchase. It would take a long time for the product to thaw out even if the door was partially open. The freezer compressor would keep turning itself

2016-11-17 Store freezer problem:

I don't think you have anything to worry about. The turkey breasts had not thawed out so they are safe to eat. There really isn't an issue here with the safety of the turkey breasts. Good question though

2016-11-09 Using expired milk in recipes:

It will be safe to eat if it was kept under refrigeration after the custard is cooked. The cooking process is the controlling point. It should be consumed within 7 days after cooking since spoilage organisms

2016-10-02 Meat packaging material:

This isn't the first time I've heard of this happening. The absorbent pad, called a soaker, isn't going to hurt you. It will be passed in your feces when you go to the bathroom. If you develop any symptoms

2016-09-18 Pasteurization:

Pasteurization lowers the risk of contamination by bacteria associated with food poisoning. It is essential when you are talking about high risk items like milk. Consuming raw milk, milk that has not been

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