Cooling of Fruit in Cartons Takes Time

Experiments have been done using temperature loggers to find out what the temperature is doing. One of our customers picks and transports fruit across Australia. They pick fruit in the morning, place the fruit in cartons then palletise it and place it into cool rooms. The pallets were stacked as 12 cartons to the row […]

Comparing Vaccine Fridges

Comparing Vaccine Fridges We now monitor thousands of vaccine fridges and consequently we get calls from clients to discuss some of the issues they are having. And I would have to say that all vaccine fridges are not the same. There are a number of features common to most (all?) vaccine fridges including: Fan forced […]

Temperature of Frozen Foods – Part 2

Part of the discussion at the IFSQN web site recently was on measuring the temperature of frozen items that may have been compromised. Following is my reply: I will run through some assumptions and my reasoning on this issue. I sell temperature loggers so most of my “research” is listening to others. You are talking […]

Temperature of Frozen Foods – Part 1

Following is a link to the IFSQN website for a discussion on measuring the temperature of frozen foods. The discussion also migrated onto using IR guns and the issues involved with them. http://www.ifsqn.com/forum/index.php/topic/17976-how-do-you-check-temperatures-of-a-frozen-food-item/page__p__51848__hl__temperature__fromsearch__1#entry51848 The IFSQN web site is a great resource for anyone involved with food safety.