Ice Contamination

It’s easy to overlook the risks associated with ice machines, since we don’t tend to think of ice as food. The FDA, however, does define ice as food. Contaminated ice can cause foodborne illnesses just as easily as contaminated food. Contaminants can be introduced by airborne particles, contaminated water supply, dirty utensils, and especially improper [...]

Smart Sensor Technology in Retail Food Service

Foodborne illnesses have been reported to cost the US economy up to $1.4 trillion annually. Traditional methods, of measuring and monitoring the numerous factors involved in proper food safety, at retail food service establishments, have significant limitations which result in a substantial number of unrecognized foodborne illnesses. The optimization of food safety measures and monitoring [...]

By | March 26th, 2018|Restaurant Industry|0 Comments

Part II: Health Inspections of Food Service Establishments

     Steps in Preparation for Health Inspections: Food service staff knowledge on food safety- check to ensure food service staff have received food handler training and certified through a Food Safety Certification Course (ServSafe) as per local health department’s requirements.  Re-fresh food handlers regularly with the knowledge of safe food handling practices. Store food properly- [...]

By | March 13th, 2018|Restaurant Industry, Uncategorized|0 Comments