Contaminated foods and how it can happen

   It takes several steps to get food from farm to fork. We call these steps, “The food production chain”. Contamination can occur at any point along this chain during production, processing, distribution and preparation.   Production   Production can be defined as simply as, growing the plants we harvest or raising the animals that […]

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Food Consulting Services : What is Salmonella?

Salmonellosis (caused by the bacterium Salmonella) Salmonellosis is the most common and widely distributed food-borne illness, with tens of millions human cases occurring worldwide every year. It is caused by the bacterium, Salmonella, and is contracted by consuming food that is contaminated with the bacterium. Since the beginning of the 1990s several antibiotic- resistant salmonella […]

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Food Consulting Services : Wooden equipment in the kitchen

Why do we discourage the use of wooden equipment in the kitchen?Wooden spoons have been used as far back as the Palaeolithic Era, the earliest known versions simple pieces of wood used to scoop foods just not liquid enough to drink. They have even been found in Egyptian tombs!With wooden utensils long and varied history […]

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