Commercial Refrigeration and Food Safety

Food safety has become a much-discussed subject with the explosion of food borne illnesses in restaurants, grocery stores and other places that sell fresh and prepared foods. Illnesses spread by food are usually nothing that healthy adults cannot endure with no permanent damage to the body. Children, the elderly and those with poorly functioning immune systems are at a much higher risk, can become much sicker than healthy adults and some will actually succumb to the sickness and lose their life. Food safety can be a life or death situation for certain people, and it is taken much more seriously than in the past.

Food Safety While Preparing and Cooking Food

Preparation of ready-to-eat foods can be a dangerous, and some very basic rules can reduce the incidents of food poisoning in restaurants and from caterers. Foods that are cooked long enough in a temperature that is high enough can …