16 08, 2018

Is The Extraction Canopy – A Potential Fire Hazard?

2019-04-01T16:15:25+02:00By |

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.

8 08, 2018

Kitchens Undergoing Renovations : Tips & Advise

2019-04-01T18:44:53+02:00By |

For clients opening new units or renovating/rethinking existing units, below are some tips to ensure common “startup” design issues are addressed before facilities go into operation.These are issues commonly found out during the first audits, after the facilities have been signed off and are in full operation, where we have to penalise the issues due to the risk they pose to food safety.

12 07, 2018

Food Safety Checklists And How To Verify A Thermometer

2019-05-09T18:10:07+02:00By |

A relatively new document which has been incorporated into the FCS Hygiene Report, is the thermometer verification record. This document has been introduced, in order to assist the kitchen with ensuring that the handheld digital probe thermometer is able to accurately record temperatures within both the hot and cold temperature ranges, so that the temperature records are shown to be as accurate as possible.