Food Safety

Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent foodborne illness. … In this way, food safety often overlaps with food defence to prevent harm to consumers.

14 05, 2019

Can You Get Sick From Contaminated Ice?

Can Bacteria Really Live in Ice? Simply put, yes, bacteria that can cause serious harm to humans are able to survive in ice cubes. Common misconceptions are that ice is too cold to harbour bacteria. Unfortunately, that’s just not the case. Bacteria such as Listeria monocytogenes are even able to survive in ice-cream, as was the case in an ongoing outbreak in the US involving blue bell ice-cream.

12 01, 2019

Receiving Procedure For The Kitchen (What You Should Know)

The receiving procedure for kitchen is one of the first steps in the food safety system. This procedure is designed to ensure that all goods received into the kitchen is of the best quality possible. And be safe for consumption. And is received in a way that prevents cross contamination. Maintaining the cold chain is an important part of food safety. The receiving procedure is the primary principle in ensure the cold chain is kept. 

8 01, 2019

Food Storage In The Fridge Could Be Your Biggest Risk In Food Safety

Food storage in the fridge is one of the most important principles in food safety. Perishable foods by its very nature does not last as long as we would like. This is why we need to keep foods in the fridge. To prolong the time it takes for food to go off. But keeping foods in the fridge is not just about the temperature and the cold chain. It is also about storing foods in a way that prevents contamination and food poisoning. One of the biggest problems in the kitchen fridge is storage space. The fridge is probably one of the most cramped spaces you'll find. Everything from ready to eat meals, raw meats and veg to dairy and sauces all need to be stored in a fridge to ensure that foods do not expire before the use by date.

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