Food Hygiene

Food Hygiene

Shocking hygiene statistics

The Hygiene Council have issued some shocking facts from a swabbing study of 140 homes in seven countries in a recent report on their website. The Hygiene Council is a…

Food Hygiene

Food Safety during the Olympics

With the Olympics just around the corner the Food Standards Agency have launched a campaign and some useful sources of information about their role and the role of caterers to…

Food Hygiene

Food Hygiene Rating Scheme – a milestone reached

The Food Standards Agency has reported a flurry of activity by the local authorities across England which has resulted in the milestone of more than 250 local authorities joining this…

Food Hygiene

The gloves are off!

What an interesting article in the European Cleaning Journal that reports on a study about poor hand hygiene within healthcare workers who wear gloves! This hazard is something also recognised…

Food Hygiene

Update on Food Hygiene Ratings Scheme

The Food Standards Agency has released updates on how our local authorities are progressing with the launch of the Food Hygiene Ratings Scheme. It looks like good progress so far…

Food Hygiene

Public remain concerned about hygiene standards in restaurants

The European Cleaning Journal contains an interesting article about consumer attitudes to staff hygiene in restaurants. It generally showed that there is still, overall, a low level of consumer confidence…

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British Sandwich Association adopts Food Hygiene Rating Scheme

In a positive move forward, the British Sandwich Association, the trade association which runs a food safety certification scheme for sandwich and sandwich mix manufacturers, has adopted a minimum 3 out of 5…

Food Hygiene

Milan HOST exhibition

The HOST exhibition last week was simply huge! 18 halls of equipment for catering and hospitality and several hundred exhibitors. It was great to see such activity and such a…

Announcements

Another unapproved premises.

The Food Standards Agency releases a recall notice concerning some ready-to-eat foods produced in unapproved premises, which you can read in full here. What does this mean? Well it means…