11
Apr

Stripping Schedules with Gareth Lloyd Jones

20
Feb

Industrial Equipment: Hygienic Entrances

29
Jan

The importance of pest control in food processing

Did you know that food poisoning bacteria is often spread by disease-carrying pests that make their way into food processing or storage facilities? That’s why pest control and pest management are essential for a successful food safety program and best implemented through the help of pest control experts, committed to protecting your brand. Pest control can be a challenging task

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18
Jan

Common Food Pests – #3: Stored Product Insects

17
Jan

Common Food Pests – #2: Flies

16
Jan

Common Food Pests – #1: Rodents

Common Food Pests – #1: Rodents According to the SAPCA, South Africa has 3 main species of rodents regarded as pests – The House Mouse, Black Rat & Norway rat. Their destructive abilities are well documented and an infestation should be addressed sooner rather than later. Not only do these rodents have the ability to create significant damage but they

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12
Dec

Washroom Hygiene – Are you doing it right?

WASHROOM HYGIENE – Are you doing it right? Successful food safety and quality assurance in food production facilities are dependent on good personal hygiene practices. Personnel are one of the biggest risks of food contamination and therefore personal hygiene programs are crucial. Hygiene support for employees are pertinent to ensure that the risk of product contamination is reduced and to eliminate

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28
Nov

Food Safety – Food Poisoning Bacteria

Food Safety – Food Poisoning Bacteria Produces Toxins Bacteria can cause visible effects on food such as discolouration, slime and odour. Food poisoning bacteria produce toxins, these are effectively poisonous and can be produced in food or inside your body. Warmth:  The best temperature for bacteria to multiply is around the same temperature as the human body (about 37°C) although

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16
Oct

Why Choosing Food Grade Hygiene Equipment is Essential?

Following a slew of recent foodborne illness outbreaks, the question of how to maintain optimal standards of hygiene in food processing facilities has resurfaced and an important part of this discussion, must be focused on the hygiene equipment and materials used to clean food production facilities. Like many things, the terms ‘food grade’ and ‘food safe’ tend to have different

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15
Oct

Handwash Procedure