All posts by Leah Cripps

Festive Safety Tips from Comark Instruments

Ho Ho Ho….It’s that time of year when everybody is getting into the festive and holiday Christmas spirit. Gathering with family & friends, exchanging gifts and enjoying the feast.  Food poisoning isn’t on anyone’s Christmas list, so make sure you only give people what they want this year by following our Festive Safety tips:   […]

Festive Safety Tips

Black Friday

Black Friday – the biggest shopping day of the year!

Although Christmas and other traditional end of year celebrations may still seem like a long way off, retailers are already in full flow when it comes to present shopping, with Black Friday being the biggest shopping day of the year! Whilst relatively new to the UK, November’s Black Friday (24th) and Cyber Monday (27th) have […]


Happy Halloween – Celebrate safely with these tips from Comark Instruments

Happy Halloween! Autumn can be quite busy from the holiday excitement, but don’t forget to keep food safety in mind. Make sure that costumes and decorations are the only things scary about your Halloween celebrations: No matter how good it looks, avoid eating raw cookie dough or cake batter. The uncooked eggs in the dough may […]

Happy Halloween


Spotted on BBC Eastenders: C21C EHO Food Thermometer Kit

Comark’s EHO Food Thermometer Kit Spotted on BBC Eastenders! Last week Comark was spotted on BBC Eastenders.  The Queen Vic Pub received an unannounced EHO Visit as part of an investigation following a food complaint. The Environmental Health Officer took temperatures using a C21C EHO Food Thermometer Kit.   EHO Visits The main role of an Environmental Health […]

Spotted on BBC Eastenders

is your fridge cold enough

Is Your Fridge Cold Enough?

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 […]




National Vegetarian Week

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 […]

National Vegetarian Week

Real Bread Week

Real Bread Week – Get Kneading!!

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 […]