HACCP

Food Hygiene

Public are using The Food Hygiene rating scheme

The Food Standards Agency encourages all to publicly display their Food Hygiene Rating score, citing that it is having a positive impact on sales with customers looking for the food…

BRC Global Standards

BRC Global Standards Food Safety Europe 2013

An excellent opportunity for food safety professionals, managers and food business owners to learn about the latest thinking in food safety assurance, including the opportunity to participate in the break-out…

BRC Global Standards Issue 6

Unauthorised meat content

As the news surrounding the horse and pig meat found in beef products continues we look at some lessons for the future: We all need to await for the outcome…

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…

General

SALSA – the alternative choice for certification

We are quite often asked by SME food businesses whether SALSA (Safe and Local Supplier Approval) is a viable alternative to a more in depth standard such as the BRC…

General

Flush the toilet with the lid down!

To all the men of this world who moan about the ladies who tell us to keep the toilet lid down – they are, and have always been right of…

Food Safety News

No confirmed cause of Clostridium botulinum outbreak

Food Quality News reports that a spokesperson from the Food Standards Agency has said that no confirmed cause of the family outbreak from the Lloyd Grossman Korma sauce, produced by…

Food Hygiene

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 Safety News

US Canteloupe Listeria outbreak linked to packaging machinery

This recent and very serious Listeria outbreak in the US has been reported by Food Quality News as the worst in modern history with a death toll of 29. Listeria can,…