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ensuring food standards from farm to fork

Farm-to-Fork: Ensuring Food Standards

Food is subject to extensive regulation, with specific guidelines for various stages of its production and distribution. In the European Union, for instance, there are stringent standards outlined in Annex I of EU law No. 852/2004, which focuses on the hygiene of food products. This regulation emphasises the importance of maintaining clean conditions for animals prior to slaughter, aiming to prevent the risk of cross-contamination. When it comes to food preparation, whether at home or in commercial establishments, there are established

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the dangers of listeria in food processing

Food Safety: The Dangers of Listeria in Food Processing

Listeria monocytogenes is a type of bacteria that can cause listeriosis, a foodborne illness in humans. These bacteria are Gram-positive, facultative intracellular pathogens commonly found in animals, soil, and water sources, which can contaminate dairy products and produce. Furthermore, ready-to-eat meat products may also become infected with L. monocytogenes due to the formation of biofilms on food processing equipment.  If a person ingests food contaminated with L. monocytogenes, they may develop a potentially serious illness known as listeriosis. The transmission of L. monocytogenes

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Food Safety Habits to Practice in Your Kitchen

Food Safety Habits to Practice in Your Kitchen

If you want to attract customers to your dining establishment, you not only have to elevate the ambiance, decor, and cleanliness of the seating area but also establish a food safety mindset in yourself and your employees. Because, after all, customers’ dining experience does not end with dining in your restaurant—if they fall sick or contract a disease after eating at your establishment, they are sure to blame the food you serve. Still, it would not end there because they

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Food Safety: The Dangers of Salmonella in Food Processing

Salmonella is one of the most common bacterial causative agents of intestinal diseases across the world. High-risk foods such as raw meat or products made from eggs can transfer salmonella bacteria into our system when eaten raw or undercooked. Sometimes salmonella can also be found in plant-based food, and when they are not subject to heat treatment, they can also cultivate the bacteria in our gut.  Also read: Food Safety: Post-Harvest Removal of Pesticide ResidueThe Complete Guide to the BOEING

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The Importance of Having Kitchen Risk Assessment Checklist For Restaurant and Cafe

The Importance of Having a Kitchen Risk Assessment

Kitchen Risk Assessments for Cafe and Restaurant Health and safety are important aspects of any workplace. Working in a kitchen environment has its own unique health and safety. Therefore, each kitchen should conduct a risk assessment test to determine what reasonable steps can be taken to eliminate the potential hazard and ensure the safety of management, kitchen staff, and customers. Here’s a step by step guide on conducting a kitchen safety risk assessment and the areas you need to cover.

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Top 5 Must-Have Kitchen Cleaning Products

After a long day of cooking in the heat of the flames, one can end up in a messy kitchen such as splatters of sauce, oily stains accumulated around the cooking area due to the oil evaporating into the air and sticking to the walls and a full of unwashed dish starting to fill up. Thus, we pick the top 5 kitchen cleaning products you must have in your kitchen to clean all of that unpleasant and stubborn residue in

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