Scombroid Poisoning : A Quick FCS Guide

Scombroid poisoning, also known simply as scombroid, is a food-borne illness that typically results from eating spoiled fish. Symptoms may include flushed skin, headache, itchiness, blurred vision, abdominal cramps, and diarrhoea. Onset of symptoms is typically 10 to 60 minutes after eating and can last for up to two days Scombroid poisoning is caused by the […]

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Dry Storage : Simple Rules For Effective Food Safety

Attention to detail is often found lacking in the dry good storage area in kitchens. It has often been thought that as long as the foods are properly labelled, protected from overhead leakages and the area is kept in a “broom clean” condition, that it met with regulations. However, there are a few simple rules […]

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Extraction Canopy – A Potential Fire Hazard?

Cleaning of the extraction canopy is essential on both hygiene and fire safety grounds. Although a greasy extraction canopy may not increase the risk of food poisoning, the greasy deposits and build-up inside an extraction canopy is a great breeding ground for all types of bacteria. The contaminated grease may drip from the canopy, and […]

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Proof Of Food Safety Training

R638 Regulations require that each person involved in the handling of foods, must be trained in how to do so in a food safe manner. This means that each person must receive training on food safety.

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FCS Survey On Client Feedback

We’ve launched our FCS Client Feedback Survey.  We would like 5 minutes of your time to provide feedback on our services offered. With each email of your hygiene report that you receive, there is a link to the FCS survey that you can click on to complete the form. The information that you provide in […]

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Food Safety In Fridges

When it comes to protecting your clients against food-borne illness, one of the most effective tools is food safety in fridges. We often find that simple practices are often neglected in fridges, so we have compiled a list of easy tips and changes you can make to ensure that food safety is commonplace.

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