Chemical Safety In Food Hygiene And Safety 

In addition to ensuring that food processing areas are always clean, food hygiene and safety is an important criterion that draws the attention of many businesses. It is considered a critical factor in the survival of restaurant and hotel businesses.

In addition to ensuring that food processing areas are always clean, food hygiene and safety is an important criterion that draws the attention of many businesses. It is considered a critical factor in the survival of restaurant and hotel businesses.

Chemical safety in food hygiene and safety

Food hygiene and safety (food safety) refers to how food is handled, processed, preserved, and stored through disease prevention and control methods caused by food.

Chemical safety in food hygiene and safety is defined as the use of safe chemical solutions in the cleaning of kitchens, food processing manufacturer, and so on. It ensures that the chemical has no negative impact on the customers' health.

Chemical safety in food hygiene and safety

Consequences of not ensuring food hygiene and safety

Food poisoning

Food poisoning symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, malaise, and so on, usually appear within 4–18 hours. The cause is the ingestion of food contaminated with chemicals, pathogenic microorganisms, or food spoilage.

Food poisoning

Negative impact on the health

Many foods have no immediate effects but have hidden causes of diseases such as cancer, digestive disorders, and many other impacts. It includes lead poisoning, mercury poisoning, arsenic poisoning, pesticides, and mycotoxins like aflatoxin. (Aflatoxin is found in corn, beans, peanuts, and so on)

Furthermore, excessive food additives will result in dangerous diseases caused by heavy metal toxicity, antibiotics, and stimulated food, such as acute liver failure, CKD, neurodegenerative disease, Parkinson's disease, etc.

Five principles to ensure food safety

Principle 1: Cleaning

  • Wash your hands before and after food processing.
  • Wash your hands after using the toilet.
  • Cleaning food processing, utensils and others.
  • Ensure that the kitchen and food are clean; no insects or animals are close.

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Principle 2: Keep raw and cooked foods separate.

  • Keep meat, poultry, and seafood from other foods.
  • Use separate knives and chopping boards for raw and cooked meats, vegetables, and tubers.
  • Separate raw and cooked foods in different bags.

Principle 3: Cooking

  • Thoroughly cook special foods such as meats, poultry, and seafood.
  • Boil food.
  • Food stored should be boiled again before eating.

Principle 4: Store food at a suitable temperature

  • Do not store at room temperature for more than 2 hours.

  • Maintain cooked or perishable foods at 5 degrees Celcius.

  • Keep cooked food at 60 degrees Celsius before eating.

  • Do not maintain food for too long in the refrigerator.

  • Do not defrost food at room temperature.

Principle 5: Use clean water and safe food

  • Use clean water and ensure safety standards before use.
  • Use fresh and safe food.
  • Choose safe processed foods.
  • Wash vegetables, tubers, and fruits, especially those that you eat raw.
  • Do not use expired food.

The principles ensure safe food.

JD&C – provides leading food hygiene and safety solutions in the US

With the motto of bringing safe chemical solutions to ensure food hygiene and safety. JD&C specializes in supplying chemicals from Ecolab—one of the trusted chemical brands used in the food industry, such as:

Chemical solutions for cleaning floors, countertops

To ensure that these areas are always clean and safe, they should be cleaned at least twice a day with chemicals of origin and ingredients such as:

22 Multi Quat Sanitizer is a quaternary ammonium-based surface disinfectant. This product helps disinfect and clean food processing equipment surfaces such as countertops, stoves, chopping boards, walls, and floors. In just 2 minutes, 22 Multi-Quat Sanitizer kills viruses like influenza virus A on surfaces. It also destroys 5% of the organic dirt on the surface.

Sterilization of food equipment and cooking utensils

It is an important part that comes into direct contact with food before being sent to customers. As a result, cooking utensils and equipment must be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected. Ensure food safety during processing.

Sanitation of food equipment

Penetrator the customers’ concerns, Ecolab has researched and manufactured Greasecutter with a non-butyl formula. An inhibitor that helps protect inox, it causes a direct impact on consumer health. At the same time, Greasecutter also helps the effect of reducing smoke, ensures safety, and brings more comfort when used. It uses degreasing ovens, grills, cooker hoods, melamine surfaces, fryers, floors, grease drains, and other kitchen equipment.

Sanitation of cooking utensils

Super Trump is a liquid concentrated dishwashing chemical. The product is highly alkaline, helping to limit spots and water stains after washing.

Rinse Dry Extra is a rinse aid with a high surfactant concentration. Glassware and silverware should be thoroughly cleaned, with no spots on their surfaces. Furthermore, with the ability to dry quickly, this product saves time and space for the kitchen’s customers. At the same time, the Rinse Dry Extra formula contains an anti-foam agent that is both safe and increases dishwasher efficiency.

Another oxygen-based detergent is Dip It Plus which removes dirt from melamine dishes, spoons, crockeries, or metal surfaces.

Hand washing

Hand sanitiser AB Clean & Smooth is used to disinfect hands during food processing. Triclosan, the active ingredient, protects hands from bacteria. It ensures food hygiene and safety and minimizes the risk of food poisoning spreading through hands. AB Clean & Smooth is also a perfect product for kitchens because of its nourishing and gentle formula for hands.

Ensuring food safety is always a prerequisite. It not only helps to improve the quality of products and services, but it also improves and protects customers’ health. As a result, JD & C is constantly working to bring safe chemical solutions to market, particularly in food processing. Besides, with many years of experience in the industry, we are always ready to share and advise customers on many safety solutions in different fields.

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