Archive for the ‘Food Safety’ Category

Listeria and food poisoning

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Listeria monocytogenes is especially harmful for pregnant women and the over sixties. It is found in soft cheeses, especially those made with unpasteurized milk, patés both vegetable and meat and butter. Listeria usually produces flu like symptoms in the sufferer.  Listeria can multiply at fairly low temperatures and so can colonize foods that are stored in the fridge for longer than others.

Food Safety exam sections –

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

There are four main sections to the 1-day Food Safety course, the exam covers them all

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Storage and Reheating of Cooked Food

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Storage and Reheating of Cooked Food

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Are green potatoes safe to eat ?

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Are green potatoes poisonous ? Yes !  Here’s an explanation.

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Food Poisoning Bacteria

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Most people know that raw meat is contaminated with food poisoning bacteria.

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