Festive Safety Tips

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 – i.e. not food-poisoning! We’ve done all the hard work for you and put together some canny little Festive Safety Tips for you to follow   Keep things clean: Wash hands before and after handling any food. Wet or damp hands can spread bugs between food and surfaces! Wash all surfaces (cutting boards, dishes, utensils and countertops) before and after preparing each food item. Wash dishcloths and tea towels regularly, and let them dry before you use them again. Dirty, damp cloths are the perfect place for germs to spread. Don’t wash raw … Read more

Beat the Heat with Refrigerator/Freezer Thermometers from Comark

Beat the Heat with Refrigerator/Freezer Thermometers from Comark

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 below. Fortunately, refrigerator/freezer thermometers from Comark are available to ensure that refrigerated items are stored properly. Professional chefs and amateur cooks alike can choose from a variety of options, including digital thermometers, dial thermometers and spirit (liquid) thermometers to accommodate their food safety needs. All have been designed specifically for Cold Store environments and will help verify your kitchen is HACCP compliant with one quick glance. Depending on the structure of the freezer or refrigerator, Comark offers a variety of sizes and styles. For example, … Read more