Tag: Food safety
Back-of-house food safety – FIR compliance and labelling
As part of the Food Information Regulations (FIR) introduced in December 2014, foodservice operators are required to provide information on the 14 major allergens if they are present in the food they serve.
Monday April 30, 2018
A New Modular First Aid System Suitable for Catering Environments
A critical health and safety requirement for any business is that they have first aid kits. This obligation is particularly important for catering and hospitality establishments, which are categorised as a high-risk industry.
Thursday April 5, 2018
Keeping food safe with the Thermapen IR combination thermometer
When cooking dishes for your customers to eat there are two main priorities – the first is that the food is safe for consumption and the second is that the food is cooked to specification.
Thursday December 21, 2017
The importance of maintaining a steady fridge temperature
A study of over 200 chefs, completed by Enigma Project, revealed a third of chefs had worked in kitchens which served meat which is no longer fresh, or is spoiled. One of the main ways to prevent meat from being spoiled is by making sure that your refrigerator and freezer has the correct temperature, particularly […]
Wednesday July 26, 2017
Safety in your kitchen
An essential piece of kitchen equipment, but hopefully one that isn’t required too often – first aid kits provide catering staff with the means to treat minor injuries in the workplace. Chefs and servers have a challenging job that often requires juggling multiple tasks at once and can involve potentially hazardous conditions. Boiling hot liquids, […]
Thursday March 30, 2017
Keeping food safe and cooked to perfection
When cooking dishes for your customers there are two main priorities – the first is that the food is safe for consumption and the second is that the food is cooked to specification. Food safety is essential in all foodservice environments; measures must be in place to prevent cross-contamination, monitor the freshness of food and […]
Wednesday March 29, 2017
DayMark delivers more with food rotation label dispenser
Back-of-house food safety labels are essential in all professional kitchens. They are an excellent way to monitor proper food rotation and ensure First In First Out (FIFO) protocol. Ensuring food freshness is an integral part to any food safety plan, and the most inexpensive and efficient way to ensure the freshness and safety of food […]
Thursday October 13, 2016
What is Coeliac Disease?
Coeliac disease affects approximately 1 in 100 people in the UK and only 24% of people who have the condition are medically diagnosed. That’s almost half a million people in the UK who suffer from this disease who are undiagnosed. For Coeliac Awareness Week, which ends 15th May 2016, Coeliac UK are campaigning to help […]
Friday May 13, 2016
NEW Food Safety and Hygiene e-brochure launched
It is imperative for any foodservice operator to be aware of the current back of house legislation and best practices that will affect the safety of your staff and customers. We have created a new Food Safety and Hygiene e-brochure showcasing our core range of products; providing you with a better understanding of the most […]
Thursday January 14, 2016
How to implement good hygiene practice in the workplace
Implementing good hygiene practice in the workplace is essential for preventing the spread of harmful bacteria and limiting the chance of food poisoning. There are two main types of bacteria that can be recovered from hands, these are Resident and Transient.
Friday January 8, 2016
Reduce the spread of infections through hand washing
A three year study into the effects of hand washing on reducing illnesses has proved that the practice really does work. The study, which involved 20,000 adults, is the first large-scale randomised test to confirm that increased hand washing leads to lower rates of infection.
Wednesday October 28, 2015
Food Safety & Hygiene
Thursday February 12, 2015
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