Listeria outbreak: Health secretary orders NHS food review

A "root and branch" review of hospital food has been ordered by the health secretary after two more deaths were linked to an outbreak of listeria. The number of deaths related to pre-packed sandwiches and salads at hospitals had risen from three to five, Public Health England said on Friday. It said evidence suggested the [...]

Food safety, everybody’s business’ – the first World Food Safety Day 2019

Everyone has the right to safe, nutritious and sufficient food. Still today, almost one in ten people in the world fall ill after eating contaminated food. When food is not safe, children cannot learn, adults cannot work. Human development cannot take place. The first ever World Food Safety Day (WFSD) is being celebrated on 7 [...]

By | June 10th, 2019|Food safety culture, Food Safety News|0 Comments

5 Benefits of Commercial IoT and Automation

Many people have heard of the benefits of consumer-oriented IoT products, but what about the benefits of commercial IoT? IoT can significantly transform your business and improve your customer experience. Some of the current applications of the Internet of Things feel more trivial than others. Humans have been outrunning each other for a hundred thousand years without [...]

By | May 6th, 2019|Food safety culture, IoT, LoRaWAN, Sensors, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is your fridge making you ill? How to avoid the risk of food poisoning

THE COLD truth about most household fridges is they are operating at the wrong temperature and leaving people at risk of food poisoning, a study has revealed. An investigation by BBC One's Rip Off Britain: Food found more than 90 per cent of fridges it tested were at above the recommended level of between three [...]

By | April 24th, 2018|Food safety culture, Food Safety News, Temperature Control|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