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.

chef and dishwasher No matter how much time and care a chef takes preparing…

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.

http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photos-online-food-image26083938The co-founder of Scarf said that letting customers check in online with 30 vetted home cooks, order, and pre-pay for a meal…

(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