Category food facilities

Smartphones, tablets, other PEDs bringing bacteria into the kitchen

Smartphones, tablets and other personal electronic devices, known as PEDs, in the past decade have increasingly been found in the kitchen. The only trouble is cell phones are well known for harboring bacteria, including “opportunistic human pathogens.” That raises a question because research on pathogen contamination on smartphones in “nonclinical’ settings, including those involving food... Continue Reading Read More

Author: Doug Powell --- Source: barfblog Australian bakery owner slams ‘ridiculous’ food safety fine for paper towel slip

Someone who’s not a fan of restaurant inspections is Matthew Carr, the owner of the Corner Bakehouse and Café in Budgewoi, who was fined $880 for not having enough paper towels­. Carr has slammed the penalty as “ridiculous” after his … Continue reading Read More