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,...
4 Pests Found in Food Manufacturing Facilities

4 Pests Found in Food Manufacturing Facilities

The contamination of food sources in South Africa has come under the spotlight in recent years as a result of the listeriosis outbreak which affected more than 1,000 people and 128 deaths. While food can become contaminated form many reasons, pest infestation is a...
7 Habits That Can Attract Cockroaches & Other Pests

7 Habits That Can Attract Cockroaches & Other Pests

Cockroaches are among the most hated pests and finding them in your home or office can be enough to make you cringe. You may think you’re doing a good job of keeping these vile, disease-carrying creatures away, but you would be surprised at some of the habits that can...
Cleaning & Disinfection: A Food Safety Checklist

Cleaning & Disinfection: A Food Safety Checklist

In South Africa, HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) has become an essential component of most food handling operations and restaurants to improve and maintain food safety and hygiene practices. Cleaning and disinfection are at the centre of this, and any...
Upping the ant (e): How to keep ants out of your restaurant

Upping the ant (e): How to keep ants out of your restaurant

As the warmer months start to settle in, so does the threat of ant invasion – a formidable prospect for none more so than restaurant owners. Not only is an ant infestation bad for your restaurant’s reputation, but it also poses a health risk by getting into and...