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February 13th , 2020 by

Can plant-based foods cause food poisoning?

We often think of undercooked meat, poultry, seafood and eggs as the culprits of food-borne illness – which they can be – but those eating plant-based diets are not immune to the harmful bacteria that can wage war on our bodies. Plant-based diets are not a fad – they are here to stay, with more […]

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February 7th , 2020 by

Keep on top of hygiene tasks in your kitchen

Get your hygiene and maintenance schedule running like clockwork with MonikaPrime‘s Team Management software and Smart PA device. Using a digital system for managing cleaning and maintenance removes paper from hygienic areas and saves time spent checking, filing and accessing records. A digital system also ensures nothing gets missed or completed ‘retrospectively’ – staff are […]

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January 30th , 2020 by

The lesser known effects of food-poisoning

If you’ve experienced a brief bout of food poisoning you’ll know that, while the memory of the discomfort lingers, life quickly returns to normal. If this was you, you were one of the lucky ones. For many, the suffering continues long after the vomiting and diarrhea stops. It can turn into a lifetime of misery […]

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January 13th , 2020 by

What are the 10 major allergens?

Under the Australia and New Zealand Food Standards (ANZFS), there are 10 major allergens that you need to be aware of. You must be able to disclose the presence of these allergens in any food you serve when requested by a customer: “If the food is not in a package or is not required to […]

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Man using smartphone on toilet

December 13th , 2019 by

Why a smartphone app is not so smart in a kitchen

If you’re looking at different digital food safety systems, and you’ve considered an app-based product for smartphones, you may want to think again. Various studies have proven that mobile devices are one of the most unhygienic items on the planet. And is it any wonder, given that the average person touches their smartphone 2,617 times […]

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April 2nd , 2019 by

How MonikaPrime saves energy

When looking at the design of a new kitchen, equipment performance is key. MonikaPrime allows you to wirelessly and remotely monitor your equipment to ensure that commercial refrigeration, hot holding and ware-washing equipment are performing optimally. This goes beyond maintaining safe temperatures to encompass energy efficiency, sustainability and protection of costly or vulnerable stock. The […]

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March 1st , 2019 by

How MonikaPrime saves time

MonikaPrime is a food safety management system that manages temperatures, tasks and checks. Unlike other digital food safety systems, our system doesn’t just record temperatures – it covers the full spectrum of food safety tasks. Using the Smart PA, a robust android device that is Biocote-treated for hygiene, you can schedule all your routine tasks […]

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