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HACCP Principle 7 – Keep Good Records

Of course, all the work you’ve put into the first 6 principles of HACCP won’t do you any good at all if you don’t have accurate records.  In the event that your business is implicated in a food borne illness outbreak, all of your HACCP efforts only help protect you …

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Two Levels Of Oven Mitt

Maintaining a safe work environment for your kitchen staff is always one of your priorities.  One of the most common injuries besides knife cuts is probably burns from hot cookware or hot surfaces on cooking equipment. The problem with garden variety oven mitts is they aren’t NSF certified, which means …

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Replacing Gas Safety Valves

There are many different types of safety valves. These are the most common types: [unordered_list style=”green-dot”] FMDA BASO TS Combination Type [/unordered_list] 1. The FMDA safety valve is the only type with the thermocouple permanently attached to it.  This means the thermocouple cannot be replaced; the entire safety valve must be …

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Becoming A “Zero Landfill Company” Is A Journey

Being completely trash-free is a daunting task.  Even a company in the business of “green” with highly educated Eco Patriots is challenged by this.  Last week, Eco-Products reviewed our waste diversion results from 2009.  We strive to divert 100% of our waste from landfills – everything is either composted or …

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Commercial Food Processors: Know What To Buy

Food processors and mixers have evolved considerably in the past decade to become more versatile and more powerful; meaning, they can satisfy a growing number of food preparation tasks in greater capacities. A food processor has a central motor, usually self contained, that drives a shaft to which a blade …

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