The February/March edition of ECJ is now available to read online. As well as latest industry news and reports from around Europe, special reports include:
• Cleaning aircraft at Heathrow
• Is Ebola a risk for Europe?
• Survey - washrooms around the world
• Focus on scrubber dryers
• Business - joining the apps
Taking a nap on the floor while her robot vacuum cleaner took care of the housework turned out to be a bad idea for a South Korean resident.
She woke up in agony when the vacuum began sucking up her hair.
The vacuum stopped running a few minutes later and the unnamed 52-year-old was able to call the fire department of Changwon city where she
A US senator has suggested that restaurant employees should not be coerced into washing their hands after toilet visits.
And when referring to food preparation staff, North Carolina senator Thom Tillis provoked a row by saying: "Let them decide such issues".
Tillis, who opposes widespread regulation on businesses, made the comments during a
A new study from The University of Manchester in the UK has revealed that the incidence of dermatitis has increased 4.5 times in healthcare workers following increased hand hygiene as a drive to reduce infections such as MRSA has taken hold.
Researchers from the University's Institute of Population Health studied reports voluntarily submitted by
Cleaners in Egypt have caused untold damage to the burial mask of Pharaoh Tutankhamun after knocking off the blue and gold braided beard, then gluing it back on again.
The pharaoh's 3,300-year-old mask has been left permanently damaged after the relic was hastily stuck together using epoxy glue at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
Dr Ilham Kadri, president of the Sealed Air Diversey Care business, writes her latest blog for ECJ. She focuses on the role of scientific innovation in overcoming challenges affecting the food service sector.