Comark Instruments has over 50 years experience as a leading, international manufacturer of high quality, precision thermometers, data loggers and wireless monitoring solutions, supplying over one million instruments per annum.
Formed in 1961, Comark manufactured the first of many of its electronic measuring instruments in 1963. The Company rapidly expanded and has seen some revolutionary instruments being developed. As experts in temperature, we provide products and monitoring solutions to the food industry that aid compliance with HACCP regulations and due diligence procedures, helping to improve product safety to customers, eliminate risk and reduce cost in the supply chain.
In the healthcare sector, where accurate temperature monitoring of blood, tissues, drugs and vaccines throughout the supply chain is critical to the delivery of high quality products to patients, our monitoring solutions provide data integrity and reporting for audit purposes. Comark also supplies other industrial sectors including scientific research, laboratories, HVAC and refrigeration.
During these hot summer months, making sure food is frozen and chilled at the correct temperature should be every chef’s top priority. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), refrigerators should be kept at 40 degrees Fahrenheit or 4 degrees Celsius or below and freezers at zero degrees Fahrenheit or -18 degrees Celsius or […]
Certain foods require chilled storage conditions to maintain quality and prevent the growth of micro-organisms. Correct storage of food at the right temperature reduces the risk of food poisoning. Is your fridge cold enough at the correct temperature? Temperature control is important because harmful bacteria are a hazard present in many foods. Given the right […]
When it comes to safety within the food industry, the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) is the standard for an effective and rational means of assuring food safety from harvest to consumption, according to the FDA. Developing your HACCP plan is vital to maintaining compliance, as well as ensuring your consumers’ safety. By […]
Listeria is one of the many food-borne illnesses inundating the current food-safety landscape. From one recall to the next, listeria is making headlines left, right and center. And maintaining proper food-safety technique and standards is the key to eliminating it from your diet. A bacterium found naturally in many places, including soil, water and animals […]
English Wine Week Achieving perfection from your glass of wine can be a complex task. At Comark we in temperature and humidity and we thought we would lend a helping hand and guide you to the perfect glass of wine after all it is English Wine Week! Storing of wine Historically, the storage of wine was handled by […]
Keep safe and BBQ! It’s BBQ Week! With summer just around the corner, you may well be thinking about spending sunny evenings with friends and family, enjoying a lovely BBQ. Everyone wants to give their friends and family some fun and a tasty evening NOT a few days of diarrhea or sickness resulting from food poisoning. […]
It’s National Vegetarian Week and so we thought we would ask this question: “Can reheating rice cause food poisoning?” The simple answer is YES! However it is not the reheating that causes the problem but the way the rice has been stored before it was reheated. Many outbreaks of food poisoning which emerge from the catering […]
Whether you bake bread at home or in a commercial environment REAL BREAD WEEK is for you. It’s the annual celebration aimed at supporting local, independent Real Bread Bakery as well as baking your own at home. So for those of you who may be joining in for the first time or looking to perfect […]
From May 21 – 24, Comark will be at the National Restaurant Association’s NRA Show 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago for the largest single gathering of restaurant, food service and lodging professionals. Join us at Stand 3348 to learn more about our most recent innovations in high quality, precision thermometers, data loggers and wireless […]
Comark Instruments, a leading international manufacturer of high quality, precision thermometers, data loggers and wireless monitoring solutions, announced today the appointment of Lika Dutta to the position of General Manager. “While the food safety industry landscape has changed remarkably in the last several years, one thing remains constant – and that is Comark’s commitment to […]
From 18 – 20 April, Comark will be at Foodex, the UK’s premier trade event for the food and drink processing, packaging, ingredients and logistics industries at NEC Birmingham. Visit us at Stand Q310 to see our most recent innovations in temperature monitoring solutions across the food supply chain. Comark will be showcasing some […]
More than 10 million people fall ill each year from infectious intestinal disease in the U.K., according to the most recent data from the Food Standards Agency – resulting in approximately 280,000 cases from Campylobacter alone. Recommended temperatures and policies are in place to help the foodservice industry combat this important public health issue, but […]
As of Feb. 1, 2016, the Sentencing Council has introduced new guidelines for food safety offences – in addition to health and safety offences and corporate manslaughter. The guidelines have been developed with the intention of providing comprehensive sentencing guidance for judges and magistrates in England and Wales charged with sentencing for the most common […]
Salmonella leads to approximately one million illnesses in the United States annually, according to the CDC. While the average person recovers within four to seven days, approximately 2,500 are hospitalized each year in the UK, according to Food.gov.uk. In the U.S., 19,000 are hospitalized in and nearly 400 people die annually from the infection. Elderly, […]
Legionella is a bacteria found in water that can cause Legionnaires’ disease – a severe pneumonia infection – or Pontiac fever, also known as legionellosis, according to the CDC. An estimated 10,000 to 18,000 people are infected annually in the United States, according to the Legionella.org, but it is rarer in the UK, with most […]
Year after year, salmonella leads to approximately one million illnesses in the United States, according to the CDC. While the average person recovers within four to seven days, approximately 2,500 are hospitalized each year in the UK, according to Food.gov.uk. In the U.S., 19,000 are hospitalized in and nearly 400 people die annually from the […]