Healthy Independence Day

As you know, here at Hydra Rinse we like to discuss the world of food safety, but this time of year brings a unique type of safety we should all be aware of, firework safety. With the 4th of July coming up, we wanted to refresh your memory on a few key things to remember [...]

By | July 3rd, 2018|Food Safety|0 Comments

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 [...]

Meat Slicers…the distant cousin of Soft Serve and Shake Machines

Anyone that has ever correctly cleaned a meat slicer, soft serve machine or shake machine can tell you it is a time consuming and difficult process. Correctly cleaning this family of equipment requires restaurant employees to fully disassemble, clean and sanitize the machine.  Ensuring that all bacteria is killed or removed. The FDA requires: -Meat Slicers must [...]

By | February 6th, 2018|Food Safety|0 Comments