The Role of Cleaning & Sanitation for Food Safety

The Role of Cleaning & Sanitation for Food Safety

“Sanitation maintains or restores a state of cleanliness and promotes hygiene for prevention of foodborne illness.” — Appendix A Meat HACCP Regulation A properly planned and implemented cleaning and sanitation schedule are critical for any food business, from...
The Complete Guide to Food Safety at Home

The Complete Guide to Food Safety at Home

Each year, millions of people get sick from eating contaminated food as a result of poor kitchen hygiene practices. While there’s not much you can do to control how your food is prepared at restaurants, there is a lot you can do to keep your family safe at home. Who...
Food Safety: A Global Public Health Threat

Food Safety: A Global Public Health Threat

In a year, An estimated 1 out of 10 people will fall ill after eating contaminated food, with diarrheal diseases being the most common illness (WHO). The food sector today faces many challenges that may leave food vulnerable to contamination and other hazards, as it...
5 Hallmarks of an Audit Approved Pest Management Programme

5 Hallmarks of an Audit Approved Pest Management Programme

For any company that handles food or beverage products – whether it’s a restaurant, food truck, producer, exporter, manufacturer, supermarket, caterer, or retail food store – ensuring food safety is becoming increasingly important. Ever-tightening policies and...
Good Food Hygiene Starts with these 3 Principles

Good Food Hygiene Starts with these 3 Principles

Preventing the contamination of food is essential to running a safe and effective food business, whether it’s the manufacture, supply, preparation or processing of food. Andrew Routledge, professional chef and writer describes the four recognised principles by which...
The Hidden Hazards of Chemical Residues as a Food Safety Issue

The Hidden Hazards of Chemical Residues as a Food Safety Issue

Whether seen or unseen, residues left behind by many of today’s cleaners may actually directly affect food safety and integrity and pose health risks to consumers. Any business involved in the handling of food must comply with an increasingly complex web of policies,...