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Valley Fever is not the flu, and mistaking it as such can be deadly


Valley Fever is not the flu, and mistaking it as such can be deadly

Coccidioides is the fungus that lives in loamy soils throughout California.  When this soil is disturbed by wind, agricultural and construction work, large equipment or digging, the fungus is released into the air, and when inhaled, causes Valley Fever. Valley Fever symptoms include fever, cough, headaches and chills.  Because these symptoms resemble illnesses such as the common cold and flu, it is often...

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Tuesday - Bare Essentials - Become an Allergen Plan Specialist

Maintain a competitive edge and maximize your career potential by becoming a food Allergen Plan Specialist.  The best hotels and restaurants accommodate for food allergens and are in need with those experience and knowledgeable of the protocols for food allergens. TAP Series Allergen Friendly Series was developed for traditional restaurants as well as for operators of quick-service restaurants. You'll learn the information needed to develop and implement protocols establishments need...

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Tech Thursday - Food Allergies: Who, What, Where and How?

TAP Series offers Allergen Awareness.  Allergen Awareness is a course that many states and companies require food handlers to complete to learn about food allergens and how to set protocols for customers with food allergens. I took the course today and learned amazing new information that I never knew and feel everyone should know.

In the U.S. 1 out of 10 of adults have a food allergy and 1 out of 13 kids have a food allergy, though studies show that 37% of people surveyed note they have...

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