Latest articles

How Washroom Hygiene Prevents the Spread of Disease

How Washroom Hygiene Prevents the Spread of Disease

Have you ever walked into a washroom and immediately walked right out again? It may have been a foul smell that put you off, or maybe it was just the general uncleanliness of your surroundings. Whatever the reason, the one word that generally springs to mind when...

read more
The Complete Guide to Commercial Fly Control

The Complete Guide to Commercial Fly Control

For any commercial business, especially where food is at the core, flies are a major threat that not only jeopardises reputations but also causes stock damage and losses, costing the global food industry billions in food waste and food recalls every year. Lear more...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
World Food Day: Fighting Pests for Food Security

World Food Day: Fighting Pests for Food Security

World Food Day (16 October) provides an occasion to highlight the plight of 870 million undernourished people in the world. There are many threats to global food supplies, including population growth, food prices, climate change, food waste and land pressures. But one...

read more
How Ant Infestations Start (And What to Do About It)

How Ant Infestations Start (And What to Do About It)

If you’ve woken up to find your home suddenly crawling with ants, you’re not alone. This time of year is prime time for ant infestations as the warmer weather urges worker ants to get busy foraging for food and water to sustain the colony. Like any other insect, ants...

read more
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...

read more
7 Earth Friendly Spring Cleaning and Recycling Tips

7 Earth Friendly Spring Cleaning and Recycling Tips

September is here, which means it’s time to get down to the business of spring cleaning! But not only that, 16-21 September marks Clean-Up & Recycle SA Week, an annual initiative by the local plastics industry aimed at creating awareness of the need to reduce...

read more
Your Business and Sanitary Waste Disposal Compliance

Your Business and Sanitary Waste Disposal Compliance

As a business owner, you may be aware of your obligations to provide a sanitary and hygienic washroom environment for your employees. But do you know just how deep your obligations really go? Beyond making soap and hand dryers available in restrooms, there are also...

read more

Categories