Category Archives: Cleaning

So when is too much too much

So if the instructions on the cleaning chemical says to use a certain amount, then it does a much better job if you add more, right??? Well, let's look at that; Using more will mean that each cleaning task will cost more proportionally Using more will mean that you have to buy that chemical more…
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Don’t just clean – do it properly

I was at a client’s business today doing an unscheduled housekeeping audit. As you would expect I run my hand across the top of ovens and hoods etc  to check that they have been propoerly cleaned as part of that. Today however I didn’t need to because I could see across the top of an…
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What are the key parts to a good clean?

In any sort of cleaning, whether it be in a food business or at home, the principles are the same. They apply as much to cleaning of food equipment as they do to cleaning a car or any other equipment or surface. Cleaning should only be done by someone who knows what they are doing,…
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When it comes to cleaning, it is up to Management to set the tone.

With this month’s theme being about cleaning, I thought it might be worth considering the importance of staff when it comes to cleaning. Have just finished an article about how poor cleaning can wreck a food business. Without a good and effective cleaning program, the risk of both food poisoning and issues assocaited with food…
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Tis the season to be jolly not sick

As it is the Festive Season I have done an article summarising some of the key things that we can do at home and at parties to not give food poisoning as an unintended present this year. The list is based on the Food Safety Information Council’s main theme of Cook, Chill, Clean and Separate.…
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