Why you should NEVER wash poultry or raw meat

Recently a school in Southern England was downgraded to a Level 0 Food Hygiene Rating.  One of the major factors is that they were washing raw chicken in the food prep sink also used to wash salad. Washing meat and chicken poses a very real threat of cross...

Date Labelling Foods – the 5 Rules

All foods except unprepared fruit & veg need to be date labelled. The manufacturers use by date takes precedence. Once a food is changed in any way, it comes under your in-house labelling system. This includes opening the pack, preparing or cooking the item. You...

Pink slime in your dishwasher?

How clean is your dishwasher? Look around the door seals, in door grooves, spray arm and the inside roof of dishwasher. Also check the curtains or runners of conveyor dishwashers or inside at the top of the door hinge in up-and-over dishwashers. If you find a...