Fats, oils, and grease (FOG) blight the waste systems of commercial kitchens and catering establishments throughout the UK each year causing blockages, flooding and pollution within our water networks.
Hand hygiene specialist GOJO Industries-Europe has extended its expertise in surface hygiene with the launch of the PURELL surface sanitising portfolio. The PURELL Surface Sanitising Spray and Wipes are fast acting, highly effective and specifically designed to meet surface sanitising needs within food contact areas.
For care homes, sanitisation is an essential. Winterhalter’s UC undercounter machines are available with a thermal disinfection option – and care homes can now install them under the Pay Per Wash initiative. This means there’s no upfront cost, operators simply pay for each wash as they go along.
To further encourage the adoption of recycling in the food and healthcare industries, Leafield Environmental has developed the SteriBin, a pedal operated recycling bin that possesses anti-microbial properties.
On 18th July 2017, Dr. Ruth Petran, VP food safety and public health, explained to the audience of an Ecolab Food Safety webinar the factors contributing to foodborne illness, potential impact on brand and the key components of a strong food safety programme to keep staff and customers safe.
Creating a safe and healthy environment through cleaning is always important – but when that’s in a food area, the demands are even higher. The UK has more than 500,000 reported cases of food poisoning each year with cross contamination one of the most common causes. With risks to public health significant, the application of proper cleaning knowledge is essential.
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