Mold may serve an important role in nature, but when it takes up residence in your home, it can become a major catalyst for health problems. The risk of mold is particularly prevalent after heavy rainstorms and hurricanes, as it flourishes in areas of trapped moisture. On the heels of Hurricane Michael – and with several more weeks left of hurricane season – it’s critical to understand the dangers posed by untreated mold, and what you can do to prevent them.
The food and beverage industry has a dirty little secret…and by dirty we mean gross. Ice contamination is a little known but widespread issue in the hospitality world. Luckily, there are many options for ensuring that your facility is serving customers with the cleanest and safest ice you can provide. In this article, we will discuss what dirty ice is and how easy and cost effective it can be to prevent.
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Mold, like other fungi, plays a large ecological role, breaking down organic matter such as fallen leaves and dead trees. This function helps to “clean up” the outside world. These functions are great when outside, but without the unmatched ventilation of open air your home can be a breeding ground for mold.