Testo’s guide to food safety
As anyone who works in the food industry will be aware, there is a lot of pressure to ensure that the food is kept in the correct state throughout all stages of the food chain. Whether during production, transport, preparation, storage or foodservice, there are a number of vital checks in place so we can be certain food is correctly monitored. And as we’ve seen in recent cases, any slip up can have huge consequences.
This short guide provides advice for practical application, a summary of the most important legal principles and limit values, as well as some useful tips. Download your free guide now using the link below: https://www.testo.com/en-UK/food-safety/pocket-guide
What's lurking in your cooking oil?
Many people are unaware of this, but there are a number of risks associated with using cooking oil that is past its best; from high saturated fat content to unpleasant tastes. As cooking oil deteriorates fried products become hard, oily and the food inside might not even cook properly. This raises issues regarding food safety. Testo’s 270 Cooking Oil Tester allows you to determine within seconds whether cooking oil needs changing. To do so, it measures the ‘Total Polar Material’ (TPM) content in the oil, which is a sure indicator of its quality. As well as guaranteeing clean, quality cooking oil, extensive tests have proved that regular measurement with the testo 270 reduces overall oil consumption by up to 20% Therefore it’s not just productivity that will be improved, but also costs can be significantly reduced.
Climate monitoring in kitchens and storerooms
As well as in the food distribution and manufacturing industries, temperature monitoring is an important factor in the catering sector. If food is stored in the incorrect conditions the consequences can be devastating and cooking conditions are also important. Using a climate monitoring system like testo Saveris 2, you can be certain the temperature in your kitchens and storerooms is continuously monitored. Testo Saveris 2 Wi-Fi Data Loggers continuously measure temperature and humidity and wirelessly transmit the measurement data to the cloud. You can access these readings at any time using your smartphone, tablet or PC. You are immediately provided with an alarm by text or e-mail in cases of critical temperature or humidity values and can react quickly to threats of damage.
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