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An Inspector Calls – How do you monitor your fridge temperature – butter, jelly or Tiaki? By DanH

As a local authority Environmental Health Officer, who inspects food businesses and awards food hygiene ratings, I have seen countless methods used to monitor fridge temperatures. Some work and some clearly don’t. When monitoring a fridge, I’ve found that not everyone realises that the temperature on the fridge display only reflects the air temperature inside [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|Temperature Control, Temperature Technology, Tiaki|0 Comments

Why technology holds the key to the future of food safety

Rather than posing any sort of “threat”, the digital transformation brings immense opportunities for boosting transparency, organisational efficiency and implementing rigorous monitoring processes. Technology is revolutionising businesses, and the FMCG sector is no exception. The rise of artificial intelligence, data analytics, the Internet of Things and blockchain all have huge implications for supply chain management, [...]

By | March 11th, 2018|Food Safety News, IoT|0 Comments

South Africa listeria: Source of ‘world’s worst outbreak’ found

South Africa says it has finally traced the source of a listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people in the past year - said to make it the worst in history ! The source is a factory operated by Enterprise Foods in Polokwane in Limpopo. More facilities are being tested to see if they contributed [...]

By | March 5th, 2018|Food Safety News|0 Comments

TECH START-UP LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE MONITORING TOOL

Have you read about the launch of our new Tiaki sensor on BQ Live? Exciting times ahead for AmbaSense! #TiakiPower http://www.bqlive.co.uk/food-drink/2018/03/01/news/tech-start-up-launches-innovative-monitoring-tool-30893/

By | March 2nd, 2018|Tiaki|0 Comments

#TiakiPower – The Temperature Sensor with Attitude!

Did you know: 1. The Tiaki temperature sensor wireless range is 10 kilometres 2. Two AA-size batteries will power the sensor for over 2 years 3. All data is encrypted and transmitted in secure 128bit end-to-end encryption 4. The Tiaki sensor can operate in temperatures as low as -40 degrees C 5. You can view [...]

By | February 27th, 2018|Tiaki|0 Comments

Tiaki Temperature Sensor Alerts – Dashboard View. By MarcelH

One of the best advantages of using a Tiaki is that it can alert you to anomalies in the temperature of your fridges and freezers. You can set up alerts (Fig. 1) by selecting criteria (greater than / less than) and a temperature. There is also a default alert which will send out a notification via email [...]

By | February 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An Inspector Calls – When temperature control goes wrong. By DanH

As well as helping in the development of the Tiaki temperature, and web-based dashboard, I also inspect food business, which is part of my job working for a local authority. During a recent inspection of a large care home, which looks after vulnerable elderly residents, I found the home had failed to think about how [...]

By | February 22nd, 2018|Compliance, Food Hygiene Rating, Sensors, Temperature Technology, Tiaki|0 Comments

The AmbaSense Dashboard – An Introduction

An integral part of the temparature monitoring with Tiakis is the online dashboard. It shows you at a glance how your fridges and freezers are performing. Figure 1 There are 2 different options to view the data, a list of graphs (Fig. 1) or a more simple list of min, max and last temperature for each device [...]

By | February 9th, 2018|Tiaki|0 Comments

Renfrewshire uses internet of things technology to detect fuel poverty

A network of sensors is monitoring temperature, humidity and CO2 in social housing in Paisley Internet of things technology is being trialled in social housing in Renfrewshire to help detect fuel poverty and other housing issues. A network of sensors is being used to monitor temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide levels at 50 social properties around [...]

By | January 27th, 2018|IoT, LoRaWAN, Sensors|0 Comments

How to protect your brand from food-safety issues

Nearly everyone can name the brand that suffered a catastrophic food-safety outbreak that caused multiple illnesses, shareholder and class action lawsuits and a voluntary shutdown of all stores for a day. But I'll bet you most people could not tell you the details of what went wrong, why and how it could have been prevented. The truth is [...]

By | January 15th, 2018|Food safety culture, Food Safety News, HACCP, IoT, Restaurants|0 Comments