Glove usage has become a controversial and hot topic in the food service industry in the past couple years, glove supporters have tried to make it legislation that it be mandatory for food handlers to wear gloves; this point is argued by Operators seeing the immediate benefits of creating a barrier between the handler’s hands and the prepared food.
When I was 15 years old, I started working in the hospitality business at a small English Pub as a Busboy. I went to school and studied cooking and hospitality management and after graduating in Hospitality and Tourism Management, continued a career in restaurants and hotels. I was first introduced to hospital feeding at the age of 33 and at that time wanted to bring hospitality to hospitals. It only seemed right. It only seemed natural to me.
Pandemic preparation is an issue that today looms larger than ever. This is especially true in light of recent events such as concerns around the spread of H1N1 or, more generally, the emphasis that more organizations are placing upon emergency preparedness.
All Burlodge Canada Offices are operating normally and have entered a “heightened awareness” phase as part of the company’s Pandemic Action Plan in response to the World Health Organization (WHO) Stage 5 announcements concerning the H1N1 flu (swine flu).
“We have invested considerable time and resources and made new investments into upgraded Information Technology so we can be fully prepared in case of a Pandemic,” says Company President, Paul Gauntley. “ Our action plans have been developed to make sure we continue supporting our clients across the country in a seamless way so that they can continue to operate with confidence.