Handwashing and the foodservice industry

Handwashing has always been a vital part of food safety and hygiene in the foodservice industry, with even more attention placed on that importance in recent years. Studies show that restaurant employees wash their hands about one-third of the time that they should, but frequent and proper handwashing protects diners from cross-contamination, limits the spread […]

Consumers raise hygiene standards for restaurants

These days, consumers are looking for higher levels of hygiene from the businesses they frequent, including the restaurants they visit. In the past, a quick swipe of the table with a damp cloth did the trick for many, but consumers now want to feel like they are entering a safe and sanitized environment when they […]

Restaurant cleaning for post-pandemic challenges

As the world continues to re-emerge from COVID-19 restrictions, operators must be sure to prepare for the increase in foot traffic and restaurant cleaning expectations while also addressing hiring challenges. In particular, the increased hygiene and safety demands of consumers in the pandemic age mean more focus than ever before must be placed on maintaining […]

Three steps to avoiding washroom pests

Washroom pests should be the last thing on your guests’ minds. That’s only possible if pest management remains a focus. By Alice Sinia Washroom care is critical to creating a favourable impression. Patrons expect facilities to be in sanitary and working order, which means routine vigilance must be taken in these delicate areas. Hopefully, washroom […]

Why restaurants should consider ISSA’s GBAC STAR accreditation

Communicating cleanliness to patrons has never been more important than in this global pandemic. By Tom Nightingale It sounds strange to say it during an ongoing pandemic, but we’re arguably already living in a cleaner world. COVID-19 has brought a renewed focus on cleaning, disinfecting, and infection control and one quantifiable way to show that […]

The Importance of Safety and Sanitation Training

By P&G Professional In North America, education and training interventions have been widely used to decrease foodborne disease in foodservice operations, with most interventions focusing on improving worker knowledge of safe food handling. The limitation of this approach is that knowledge alone does not influence the adoption of safe food handling practices. With the United […]

Citron Hygiene acquires Alpine Jan-San

Acquisition enhances Citron Hygiene’s service offering, presence and scale in Alberta Press release Citron Hygiene, a leading provider of commercial Washroom & Foodservice Hygiene, Pest Control Solutions, as well as a broad range of Chemical and other Facility-based Products & Services has announced that it has acquired Alpine Jan-San (“Alpine”), effective March 21st, 2017.  Alpine is Alberta’s leading provider […]