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Food Hygiene

Campylobacter in raw chicken

Campylobacter continues to be a problem in raw chicken. The first quarter results of the Food Standards Agency survey of raw, fresh whole chickens, which will see 4000 samples taken…

Food Hygiene Audit

Two Sisters Group cleared so far by FSA

The Food Standards Agency concludes that food safety at the two Two Sisters Group plants at Anglesey and Scunthorpe is good / satisfactory following their audits as a result of…

Food Safety News

Norovirus Outbreak at the Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village

Submitted by Amanda Everington-Nee: A statement from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) has confirmed that a temporary toilet facility is the probable source of the recent outbreak of the…

Food Safety News

Pathogens in berries

The EFSA has published scientific opinion on the prevalence, control measures to mitigate and possible monitoring systems (criteria) for Salmonella and Norovirus in berries. The overall conclusion points to the…

General

The Campylobacter risk from chicken washing

The Food Standards Agency has released a warning on its websites to inform consumers about the dangers of washing chickens. Although this update points towards the consumer it is wise…

BRC Global Standards

HACCP for Storage and Distribution Companies Part 2

HACCP for Food Storage and Distribution Companies In the next part of our blog about HACCP for Storage and Distribution companies, based on the clauses within the BRC Global Standards…

BRC Global Standards

HACCP for Food Storage and Distribution Companies part 1

A background to HACCP HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) is a specific type of food safety risk assessment that applies along the food supply chain from producer to…

BRC Global Standards

Asda tightening up supply chain food safety

The New Asda policy on supply chain food safety Asda are the first retailer to have implemented a series of demands upon their supply chain, with the aim of tightening…

BRC Global Standards

The BRC Global Standards Global Conference and Food Safety Europe 2013

Food equipment and materials Certification Body HACCP International were delighted to be present as sponsor of the BRC Global Standards (British Retail Consortium) Certification Body (CB) and Approved Training Provider…