No hot water in the kitchen

Tip of the Week What do you do if the hot water goes off in your kitchen?  Your aim is to keep your customers safe and keep your kitchen open. Follow these steps for a short-term procedure to keep your school kitchen operating safely The obvious first action is to...

Taking the temperature

Tip of the Week What is the difference between an infrared temperature scanner and a probe thermometer? An infrared thermometer takes the temperature of the outside surface of the food only and does not tell you the internal temperature of the item.  Therefore, it is...

Allergen Conviction

Tip of the Week Last week saw the conviction of the Owner and the Manager of The Royal Spice Takeaway in Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire.  Both the Owner and the Manager were found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence following the death of a teenager in 2016 and last...

Lamb Safety Update

Tip of the Week The Food Standards Agency has issued the following notice regarding safety of lamb and mutton. There is a rise of reported cases of food poisoning due to Salmonella Typhimurium in lamb and mutton. 165 cases have been reported since June 2018. This...