13 Jul 2017

  The latest culinary fad that's sweeping the nation is the use of edible flowers in food. These are becoming popular in salads, as cake decorations, desserts and even in cocktails. Many food safety experts and botanists are concerned that this new craze could cause a spate of poisonings. With major supermarkets charging up to £3 a punnet, many chefs might pick their own from ...

12 Jul 2016

Following the recent E.coli O157 outbreak which has affected more than 100 people in the UK, which could be linked to eating contaminated mixed salad leaves, we thought it would be useful to take another look at this bacteria to identify the main characteristics and give an overview to controlling the bacteria in food premises and at home. While most strains of E.coli are harmless and...