Food Safety Icons

A picture is worth a thousand words and, when it comes to working in a kitchen, a picture can prevent a thousand accidents. Something as simple as posting a food safety icon near a workstation can lead to a dramatic reduction in completely avoidable errors.

Keep Public Bathroom Clean

Tips For Keeping Public Restrooms Clean

Rosie D. Lyles, MD, head of clinical affairs for Clorox, writes about the risk of so-called “superbugs” – organisms that are resistant to drug treatment, and says that “there is a growing body of research that shows that many of these microbes are commonly found in public restrooms.”

Hand Sanitizer and Handwashing

Among the general population, there are some pretty divisive opinions when it comes to hand sanitizer. For every person who can’t seem to live without one – keeping them in their car, desk, and so on – there are others who complain about having to use hand sanitizer and find it unpleasant.

Food Safety for Your In-House Garden

Food Safety for Your In-House Garden

If your restaurant or dining hall is growing its own food or herbs, it’s important to have a food safety plan in place. Just as any grower must take steps to ensure the safety of their products, so must you. Here’s how.

Biggest Aggravations in Public Restrooms

Public Reaction to Unclean Restrooms

How clean are your restrooms? While some businesses may not put much thought (or effort!) into the cleanliness of their public bathrooms, their customers frequently do.

Ignoring Food Safety

The Cost of Ignoring Food Safety

It’s important to have the right procedures in place and to always observe proper food safety precautions. The consequences for not taking these things seriously can often be severe.

Food Safety & Preparation in Small Spaces

Food Safety and Food Preparation in Small Spaces

Small food prep areas create a challenge not only for preparation but also for cleanliness. It’s just as important to be aware of food borne illnesses in a small space as it is in a large commercial kitchen.

handwashing can prevent germ spreading

Spreading Germs Is Out. Handwashing Is In!

You can’t remind people enough of the importance of handwashing. That simple act can be huge in preventing germs and disease. How do you improve stats of those washing their hands in your establishment? Read more here.

Wash Your Hands

Avoiding Infections At Restaurants – Wash Your Hands!

All of us want to evade any potential infections. At restaurants, there is often a risk of exposure. One needs to be aware of that risk and learn how to avoid it.

Best Practices for Disposable Glove Use

Best Practices for Disposable Glove Use

One of the top priorities of any operation should be personal hygiene, specifically handwashing and hand care. Additionally, the best practices for disposable glove use are urged. Maintaining a proactive focus on this key aspect of your operation is important.