Fully Cooked Chicken in Listeria monocytogenes Outbreak
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Fully Cooked Chicken in Listeria monocytogenes Outbreak

Reading Time: 3 minutes One death has been reported in a Listeria  monocytogenes outbreak that appears to be linked to precooked chicken served in health care facilities, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted a warning notice online, which was last updated July 9, noting that there have been three illnesses…

10 Basic Kitchen Hygiene Rules To Follow
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10 Basic Kitchen Hygiene Rules To Follow

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kitchen hygiene during food preparation in the kitchen is essential to everyone’s health. Whether its at home, a commercial kitchen, catering, or a food factory. Kitchen hygiene forms the basis for any food safety system.  What are the 10 Basic kitchen hygiene rules? 1. Keep your hand clean (Kitchen hygiene rule 101): Keeping your hands…

World Food Safety Day 2021

World Food Safety Day 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes World Food Safety Day (WFSD) celebrated on 7 June 2021 aims to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks, contributing to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market access, tourism and sustainable development.   At Hygiene Food Safety our focus is on creating awareness on hygiene and food safety…

New Listeria Species Discovered: What Does This Mean For Food Safety?
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New Listeria Species Discovered: What Does This Mean For Food Safety?

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new species of Listeria has been discovered by Scientists from Cornell University. Five previously unknown species of Listeria have been added to the list. The most infamous of the genus you may recognise; Listeria monocytogenes, an opportunistic pathogen that causes listeriosis. A food-borne illness affecting several processed foods. Where was the new Listeria species…