Ditch the dishcloths!

Tip of the Week Why we hate dishcloths in the kitchen (other than the dishwash area). Dishcloths and tea towels used to clean worktops and food surfaces in the kitchen are risky as they spread bacteria and allergens around the kitchen causing cross contamination. Once...

Defrosting – Keep Control

Tip of the Week Defrosting high risk foods (especially fish) out in the kitchen could result in a nasty case of food poisoning. Why is that? If foods are not defrosted under controlled temperature conditions in the fridge, the outside temperature of the food can rise...

Which probe?

Tip of the Week What is the difference between an infrared temperature scanner and a probe thermometer? An infrared scanner takes a surface temperature:  a probe thermometer takes the core temperature of a product. We recommend a kitchen has both an infrared...

Natasha’s Law

Tip of the Week Last week Natasha’s Law, a new Allergen labelling law, was announced.  This law follows UK wide consultation on allergen labelling after the tragic death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse from an allergic reaction after eating an unlabelled baguette from Pret...