Category Archives for Food Safety

What Can Food Labels Tell You?

What the label tells you Ingredients lists Did you know that by law nearly every manufactured or processed food must carry a list of ingredients? The main exceptions are dairy products, drinks with over 1.2 per cent alcohol, and chocolate … Continue reading

27. October 2013 by admin
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Food Handling/Buying Tips: Food Safety Tips

BUYING WITH SAFETY IN MIND You can’t protect your family from every passing germ, but if you follow these tips you’ll certainly cut down on any risks they’re taking: Shop at clean, tidy shops with good standards of hygiene. Dirt … Continue reading

26. October 2013 by admin
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Kitchen hygiene checklist

• Get everyone into the habit of washing their hands in hot, soapy water before touching food and after using the lavatory, stroking pets or handling raw meat. • Keep knives and food preparation surfaces clean and dry at all … Continue reading

23. October 2013 by admin
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Choosing and Sharpening Kitchen Knives

The basic four A few high quality, well-chosen knives are an essential part of every cook’s equipment. These four should be able to tackle most tasks in the ordinary kitchen, but you can always supplement them with more specialised tools … Continue reading

23. October 2013 by admin
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The Clingfilm Controversy

Over the past few years there has been much disagreement about the safety of clinging plastic food wraps such as clingfilm. Most food scientists now agree that harmful chemicals from these wraps can be absorbed by the fat molecules in … Continue reading

04. October 2013 by admin
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