Australia celebrated its first National Agriculture Day yesterday. It is a day to celebrate the contribution that local farmers have made to society and the economy. But how did farmers help society and economy?
Hand washing is one of the most basic methods to keep good hygiene. And in the food industry, good hygiene is of utmost importance. But does your business have the proper hand hygiene techniques?
Food businesses use DNA tracker to help protect the quality of the food. Adelaide University has since worked on improving the current tracker. How will it impact the current food quality control in South Australia?
How many of the horrible hand washers can you identify with?
There is a critical difference between “use by” and “best before”, and it is what is happening to the food as it ages.
Australians loving having seafood. And the best time to have this delicacy is over a Christmas dinner with the family. But this tradition might be halted this year because it seems oysters and prawns might have a price spike!
Australian Food Safety Week is just around the corner. Tomorrow, in fact! The Food Safety Week goes from the 11th of November to the 18th. So what do you need need to know about it?
Fast food franchises are notorious for having rather bad food safety practices. When I was in high school, many of my friends worked at the local McDonald’s. Some of the stories that they shared were a good laugh back then.
Popular fast food chain in the United States of America, Chipotle, has been under the spotlight for a while. There were many food safety scandals (here is one example) and news just seem to get worse! What new stories have
Recently, the ‘Fresh Noodle Manufacturers Project’ was launched by the New South Wales (NSW) Food Authority. This all began after they were notified that companies were having compliance issues. Hence, the project seeks to improve food safety to prevent risk
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Control measures are important to maintain good food safety standards for any food business. But setting up the initial measures can be quite difficult. What kind of rules should one set in their food business? Which rules will actually help
The microwave is one of the most misunderstood items in the kitchen. There are many that shun the device, saying it is dangerous due to the amount of radiation. But the main misconception that we are concerned about is that
Many believe that wearing gloves will keep high standards in food safety. The bacteria on one’s hand remains within the glove and no new bacteria will be introduced on the glove. But, just in typing those words … I already
Compressed air testing can be an essential part to the production of food. It is important that the system remains clean so that food safety can be maintained in a food business. In the scenario of a food safety audit,
Businesses are now judged not just on the quality of their product, but also how they handle social media. This is the full article on how The Ranch escalated a quality issue into a full blown media issue because
I recommend checking out the toilets of a restaurant to see if the staff care about cleanliness (and consequently food safety). When you complain and get fobbed off, however, that’s a totally different level. It doesn’t matter what rules you have in place if the culture is just wrong.
A report is currently being misquoted as saying you are twice as likely to get food poisoning from restaurants than from home. We tracked down the original report and discovered that’s not what it said. What did it say, and where are you most likely to get food poisoning?
The concept of sushi may scare a lot of people. The idea of consuming uncooked fish seems utterly ridiculous and then it is to be laid out on cold rice? Inconceivable! But food safety authorities have made certain that the
Imagine something small enough to fit on your hand that could raze your business with the flick of a switch. For The Burger Bar in Albury, that’s exactly what happened back in January, 2010. It destroyed the business, and the