Food Safety Blog

March 20, 2017
hospital food temperature safety

Storing Foods in Hospitals

The diners who consume the food served in hospitals are typically in a fragile state of health and more susceptible to food-borne pathogens such as salmonella. Therefore hospitals need to be extra vigilant when it comes to food temperature safety monitoring of the PHF’s (potentially hazardous foods) in their fridges and freezers. Australian government authorities warn that salmonella outbreaks are on the increase and 2016 was the worst year on record in recent history for food poisoning due to salmonella. It is suspected that climate change may be a contributing factor and that the bugs are more active due to […]
March 20, 2017

Food Temperature Safety

Food temperature safety means maintaining and handling foods that can contain dangerous pathogens such as salmonella and E-coli in accordance with HACCP rules for time and temperature. These rules are followed internationally and are based upon factual evidence of the speed with which pathogens can multiply once they are in a temperature between 5 and 60 deg C. Wave Industries manufactures professional food temperature safety systems for both continuous monitoring and spot checking of food temperatures. These instruments allow the user to maintain complete digital records of food temperature free from any human error. The Hawk-Eye 800 is a comprehensive […]