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Food safety experts can help design kitchens to reduce risks

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When designing a commercial kitchen, many people consider how the space will look, when they should be primarily concerned with how it will function. The design should maximize efficiency and productivity, but it also must promote proper food safety protocols. Food service professionals should work closely with their designer and construction team, and it’s wise… Continue Reading

Alberta health officials shut down rogue food-sharing operation

Alberta Health Services has issued a cease and desist order to a food-sharing company in Edmonton that was flouting Canadian food safety regulations by matching home cooks with customers through an online system. The co-founder of Scarf said that letting customers check in online with 30 vetted home cooks, order, and pre-pay for a meal… Continue Reading

Managing Moisture to Prevent Pests in Food Facilities

Opinion

(Patricia Hottel is technical director at McCloud Services in South Elgin, IL, a leader in integrated pest management solutions serving the food supply chain of custody.) The improper handling of water and organic debris in food facilities during food preparation and cleaning can contribute to pest problems such as cockroaches and small flies. The proper… Continue Reading