Italy may take great pride in its cuisine, but parents of children in its schools will be concerned by a new report suggesting as many as a quarter of Italian school canteens fail to meet hygiene standards.
Problems found by inspections included poor quality of food, hygiene, and menus, as well as administrative issues.??A total of 2,678 checks
Research carried out in the UK recently suggests that 80 per cent of people would leave a hotel if it didn't meet their hygiene and cleanliness expectations.
The survey was carried out by facilities and building maintenance supplies company Direct365. Its head of digital Phil Turner commented: "There are many things that hotel guests look for
If there's one thing that's worse than a hangover the morning after having a party at home, it has to be the clean-up.
Now two entrepreneurs from New Zealand have come up with a new business to come to your rescue. Morning-After Maids will come in and clean up after your party, and even cook you breakfast!
Rebecca Foley and Catherine Ashurst
INPACS, the international network of hygiene wholesalers covering 35 countries, has a new chairman. Kai Kruse, formerly chairman of Igefa Germany, has succeeded Jeremy Hodge who has retired.
Commenting on his new appointment Kruse said: "I am delighted to see the positive developments within INPACS where members continue to grow together. INPACS
Sealed Air, US-based parent company of Diversey Care, recently launched the initiative Soap for Hope in Mumbai, India. The scheme, developed with in association with the NGO Doctors for You aims to convert used hotel soaps into fresh soap and provide the recycled soap free-of-cost to communities that have no or limited access to soap.
The second ISSA/INTERCLEAN Istanbul exhibition takes place from September 7-9 in Istanbul, Turkey.
The venue is the IFM exhibition centre, which will play host to over 100 exhibitors and an expected 3,500 cleaning professional visitors from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa.
In partnership with the Turkish Cleaning Industry Association