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Meme Monday

  • Large quantities of food can be cooled at room temperature.
  • Food is typically prepared in the Temperature Danger Zone, 41° to 135°F (5° to 57°C)
  • Preparation tasks need to be completed as quickly as possible
  • Small batch” preparation limits the time the food is at room temperature.
  • Bacterial growth may be enough to cause illness after TCS have spent a total of four hours in the Danger Zone
  • If it exceeds four hours, discard them. “When in doubt, throw it out”

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