The foodservice industry provides work for 12.9 million individuals, making it the second largest employer besides government. According to the National Restaurant Association, nearly $1.7 billion is spent eating out each day in the United States. The foodservice industry is very proactive in providing training and education opportunities for its employees, particularly in the area of food safety. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over half of all reported foodborne illnesses are attributed to foodservice. To help this important industry, a wide variety of food safety training programs and training aids are available. The training aids are specific to the operational type.