What is Antimicrobial Resistance (and how does it affect you)?

This week at Hawk we’ve been reading about a fascinating topic in the world of food safety – antimicrobial resistance. This may not be something many food business owners are familiar with, but it’s currently a growing concern for governments and food providers. Let’s take a closer look at AMR and how it’s impacting the […]

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Campylobacter: The UK’s most common cause of food poisoning

There’s been a lot of social media buzz recently about Campylobacter incidents and awareness. This week at Hawk, we’re taking a closer look at this dangerous bug, its effects, and how to avoid it. Let’s dive in. What is Campylobacter? Campylobacter is a prolific food-bourne bacterium and one of the most common causes of food […]

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Protect your customers with on-point waste management

Food businesses can produce a huge amount of waste, including food waste, packaging, waste appliances and equipment, and paper waste. If not dealt with correctly, waste drastically increases the chances of contamination, infestation, and the spread of bacteria. By handling waste correctly, however, you can maintain a safe, clean, and attractive business. Check out our […]

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5 basic (yet super-effective) ways to keep your kitchen clean forever

Maintaining a clean kitchen isn’t difficult, it just takes some work, dedication, and a hint of pride. However, there are some things you can do to make kitchen hygiene easier and less time-intensive. Take a look at our top 5 ways to keep your kitchen clean at all times. 1. Perform a deep clean It’s […]

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Healthcare spotlight: Your Guide to the NHS Cleaning Standards

In 2009, the National Patient Safety Agency released its Revised Healthcare Cleaning Manual. This document sets out comprehensive working guidelines for the cleaning of NHS healthcare facilities and trusts around the country. If you’ve taken a look at the manual you’ll know that the sheer weight and level of detail of this 174-page document makes […]

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