Mold and slime have the potential to grow in any area where yeast and moisture are present. For this reason, ice machines need extra special care to stay within health codes. In this article, we’ll discuss the environmental conditions that lead to mold and slime growth and what you can do to prevent or clean mold and slime in your ice machine.
Hospitals and other healthcare facilities are held to a higher standard when it comes to providing a sanitary ice supply. Patients are more susceptible to infection and require the gold standard when it comes to cleanliness. We break down the best sanitizer for your hospital ice machine and how you can get one through our all-inclusive ice machine subscription.
Virtually all municipalities require an air gap between your ice machine drain and floor drain to protect the city supply and your ice supply. So what is an air gap, and what kind of health violations result from an incorrect installation? We have the answers you’re looking for in this article.
Recently, Chipotle suffered some food safety issues that led many customers to feel ill. Food safety is no joke. A bad occurrence at your business can lead to tons of negative reviews and a loss of customers. We have tons of experience serving restaurants all over the nation and want to share some of our tips for maintaining a clean and sanitary business.
Having a clean ice bin is imperative when trying to maintain a sanitary ice supply. A dirty ice bin can attract mold and slime that will cost you if it ends up in someone’s drink or noticed by a health inspector. In this article, we show you how to clean your ice machine and keep it sanitary between preventive maintenance visits.
Maintaining a safe and sanitary kitchen is of the utmost importance if your plan to serve food to the public. Health inspectors are constantly on the lookout for infractions that will force you to temporarily shutter your doors until your business is brought up to code. We share some of the most severe food safety fails and show you how to maintain a clean workplace.