Knowing how long products remain fresh is essential when it comes to guaranteeing food safety. Certain products have longer shelf life than others. Some foods are quite perishable and need to be consumed immediately after preparation.
Freezer storage can prolong significantly the life of most fresh products. Certain fruits and vegetables can be [...]
Milk that is sold in stores is pasteurized. The process of pasteurization is simple – the milk is subjected to thermal processing so that all the harmful germs and bacteria are killed. How important is that process?
Many people are coming to think about pasteurization and raw milk. After all, anything that is [...]
Certain tips and kitchen practices can be used to maximize food safety and to diminish the chance of contamination or spoilage. Food safety is actually easy to achieve once certain practices get internalized.
Four basic principles can be used to keep food and meals safe. These principles are:
The selection of quality ingredients is the first step towards increased food safety but the selection of the proper food preparation techniques could be even more important.
Certain preparation and cooking practices are more dangerous than others. They could leave bacteria in food or lead to contamination of meals, which will in turn [...]
Food safety courses can provide professional information about advisable practices and the most suitable methods to be utilized in the purchase, storage and preparation of foods.
The Food Safety Institute of America advises that each company or business involved in the food preparation business should have its employees undergo food safety training. The [...]
Food safety guidelines are quite similar when it comes to the preparation of food at home or in a restaurant. The difference is that a small mistake committed in a place where many people eat can lead to large-scale effects.
In fact, food safety is far from something too complex. On one hand, [...]