Prepacked food for direct sale – allergen information

Allergens

Prepacked food for direct sale – allergen information

There is just over one year now before the changes to the FIR take effect, requiring that prepacked food for direct sale (PPDS) be labelled with the name of food…

COVID and food safety
COVID-19

COVID-19 and my HACCP Plan!

One question we have been getting asked a lot lately, is do I need to amend my HACCP Plan in the light of COVID-19? This post might help. Who is…

Environmental Health

Food Hygiene Rating – Shocking statistics reveal failing restaurant standards

The Times has reported on the results of a recent investigation on failing restaurant food hygiene. 15,000 restaurants and food outlets across the UK have a “failing food hygiene rating”….

Environmental Health

Low food hygiene ratings – why do restaurants fail?

You only have to search through online media to discover story after story about zero food hygiene ratings. To prove the point, here’s an article relating to zero rated Birmingham…

Environmental Health

Food Hygiene Rating – Failing restaurants

The Times has reported on the results of a recent investigation on failing restaurant food hygiene ratings. 15,000 restaurants and food outlets across the UK were given a failing food…

Environmental Health

Food Hygiene Rating should influence where we choose to eat out!

Public perception of food hygiene Gone are the days when we would select a place to eat based purely on cost and perhaps what our neighbour or friends told us…

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

Illness in East Anglia from Salmonella

The Food Standards Agency is reporting an outbreak involving 18 cases of illness from Salmonella goldcoast potentially linked to the consumption of whelks.Frozen and chilled whelks from a Kings Lynn…