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…


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…

BRC Global Standards

Listeria outbreak cantaloupe farmers face $250,000 fines and 1 year in prison

Food Quality News reports today on the penalty imposed on the cantaloupe farm owners who failed to implement properly a cleaning system installed which would have included an antibacterial spray….

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…