Author: Food & Safety Admin

10 food items to keep OUT of the fridge

Some fruits and vegies are actually better off on the counter — or stored in a cool, dark environment like the pantry. While they may not...

Could your smartphone be the secret to a bacteria free kitchen?

For years scientists scoffed at the idea of microscopic organisms. Now we all know that they exist, but how can you control something you ca...

Misconception 3: Stainless Steel Kills Bacteria

Stainless steel is great for producing reliable, long lasting and relatively cheap tools and surfaces. In a medical setting, stainless is va...

3 Killer Misconceptions About Food Safety You Need To Know About

A little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. Getting your best friend’s birthday wrong might be a little embarrassing, but there’s very...

Misconception 2: Disposable Gloves Are A Sign Of Good Hygiene

This is a tricky one – used properly, disposable gloves can be a valuable tool in preventing cross-contamination and for keeping cuts and...

Wanted – The Top Ten Food Poisoning Culprits

The figures are in. The list is out. Here are the Top Ten foods on the nasty list. Check out what’s at number 10 and work your way dow...

5. Ebola Virus

A  flesh eating virus that is highly infectious, progresses rapidly, and has a staggeringly high fatality rate – between 25 and 90 perce...

4. Guillain-Barré

Guillain-Barré syndrome is a scary disease to say the least – sufferers can lose control over their muscles, and experience degraded sens...

3: Blastocystosis

Blastocystosis is a parasitic disease like Trichinosis, though this one is caused by tiny single celled organisms called Blastocystis. Blast...

2: Cholera

Interestingly enough, Cholera outbreaks in London in the 19th century played a crucial role in establishing modern sanitary practices as we...