Unsafe Soda Gun Cleaning Standards Threaten Public Safety

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Is the soda in your mixed drink at the local pub safe? Maybe, maybe not. Here’s a video that demonstrates how to clean a dirty soda gun following the International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT) Cleaning Guidelines. ISBT DAILY CLEANING STEPS Wash hands with soap and water. With a no rinse sanitizing wipea. Clean handle […]

The Case For Restaurant Sanitation Changes: ABC investigates

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Why do restaurants need new tools for cleaning and sanitation? Lingering fear from Covid-19, whereby people will stay away from high traffic areas, requires new solutions, including hand sanitation nearby at all times. Time has proven over and over again, relying on trained staff is ineffective, as evidenced by food safety violations and fruit fly […]

Marriott International Launches Global Cleanliness Council to Promote Even Higher Standards of Cleanliness in the Age of COVID-19

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Company to roll out enhanced technology to help counter virus spread; new multi-pronged platform details increased safety measures for guests and associates Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), which for 92 years has been recognized as a hospitality leader for its commitment to quality, exacting standards, and rigorous training, announced today that it will be rolling out […]

Restaurant staff turnover increases automation urgency to combat Coronavirus

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New automated soda gun cleaner helps restaurants comply with food safety needs while combatting coronavirus business downturn and managing expected employee turnover when re-opening. With restaurant staff turnover already at 100 percent annually, the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) crisis will likely increase that, stressing managers even more to meet required food safety training, including proper, consistent […]

How can the Sea~Gun mitigate risk of COVID-19 Coronavirus in restaurants?

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While the food service industry  has strict guidelines to protect public health, persistent food safety inspection violations prove that even the most vigilant operations have shortfalls. The Sea~Gun automated soda gun cleaning system from Sea Hawk Safety is proven to reduce dangerous microbial contamination. With the expected exponential growth of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) cases in the […]

Marriott International Statement on Cleaning Protocols

We take standards for hygiene and cleanliness very seriously and are taking steps to ensure the safety of our guests and associates. The Company has been closely monitoring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization statements regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). On a daily basis, our hotels around the world are […]

Contaminated Soda Guns Cited Again During Pennsylvania Restaurant Food Safety Inspection

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) cited the Cannoneers Sportsmens Club for the second time in two years for soda gun related issues, among other violations. They’re just one of many restaurants with food safety violations for bacteria accumulation on soda guns. The Cannoneers was cited February […]

National Restaurant Association Releases 2020 State of the Restaurant Industry Report

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Restaurant Association released its 2020 State of the Restaurant Industry Report which examines key factors impacting the restaurant industry including the current state of the economy, operations, workforce, and food and menu trends across segments from quickservice to fine dining. The report is an authoritative look at the industry and […]

Soda Gun Holders Cited in Major Restaurant Inspection Failure

A Pennsylvania restaurant failed a Chester County Health Department unannounced food inspection January 7, 2020. One of the culprits? Soda gun holders. Among the 6 failures cited was 601.11 for equipment cleanting. “Soda gun holders throughout the facility have mold-like growth/food residue build-up in the bottom around the drain. Soda guns at the front entrance […]

National Restaurant Association Unveils its Restaurant Industry 2030 Report

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WASHINGTON D.C. —  Today the National Restaurant Association, in partnership with American Express and Nestlé Professional, released its 10-year outlook report on the projected state of the restaurant industry in 2030. The report, “Restaurant Industry 2030: Actionable Insights for the Future,” examines the key indicators shaping the future of the industry, identifies the most and least likely […]