How IoT Technology is Revolutionising the Retail Industry

Like many industries, retail is embracing Internet of Things (IoT) transformation. The expansion of IoT technology in retail is expected to reach more than $35 billion by 2020. Retailers are using IoT technology to enhance customer experience, reduce costs, drive growth and improve overall performance. There are many ways in which the retail industry can use IoT [...]

By | October 12th, 2019|IoT, Restaurants, Retailers, Sensors, Temperature Control|0 Comments

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 [...]

How the Food Industry Can Improve Quality Control

Food contamination outbreaks and recalls seem to be in the news every week, from ground beef coming off the shelves because of E. coli to the massive romaine lettuce recall that started in 2018 and is still ongoing. While quality control is integral in any consumer-facing industry, it's absolutely vital in industries that create consumables. How can [...]

By | February 22nd, 2019|IoT, Restaurants, Sensors, Temperature Control|0 Comments

AmbaSense secure business with Premiership football club

AmbaSense were recently approached by a leading Premiership football club to solve an ongoing problem.  How do you keep track of food storage temperatures within 75,000-seater capacity stadium housing 26 kitchens with hundreds of fridges and freezers holding thousands of pounds worth of stock? Previous attempts to solve this issue by the club had been [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|Compliance, IoT, LoRaWAN, Restaurants, Temperature Control|0 Comments

Brewing Beer? We have the perfect temperature sensor #Tiaki!

Brewing beer. What could be more fun than actually drinking it? A major factor for a good fermentation is temperature. Yeast is greatly affected by temperature; too cold and they go dormant, too hot (more than 10°F above the nominal range) and they indulge in an orgy of fermentation that often cannot be cleaned up [...]

By | June 22nd, 2018|Food Safety News, Temperature Control|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

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

Improving Operations And Maintenance With IoT

With Internet of Things technology in place, facility maintenance decisions are made easier and more efficient. Buildings today are more connected than ever. It’s not unusual to control temperature, lighting, and other mechanical components automatically or remotely. With the Internet of Things (IoT) making it possible to access data about everything from temperature to equipment [...]

By | December 26th, 2017|IoT, Temperature Control, Temperature Technology|0 Comments

What foods require temperature control ?

The following are examples of various food  that under normal conditions of storage and use and in the absence of adequate preserving factors should be kept under temperature control (both chill and hot holding) so as not to result in a risk to health. These examples are for general guidance only. There are certain exemptions [...]

Tesco named as supermarket that ‘may have sold sausages and ham infected with hepatitis’

Public Health England looked at the shopping habits of 60 people infected with Hepatitis E – or HEV – and found that it was linked to them having eaten sausages and ham from one store, named only as ‘Supermarket X’. They have since been under increasing pressure to name Supermarket X, but they refused – claiming [...]

By | August 20th, 2017|Food Hygiene Rating, Food Safety News, Temperature Control|0 Comments