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…


New advice for food allergic consumers

New advice for food allergy sufferers has been issued by the Food Standard Agency in the light of the new Food Information Regulations which become effective late 2014 throughout Europe….

Food Safety News

Listeria and Campylobacter

The Food Standards Agency, sensibly, continues to target these organisms as part of its overall food-borne illness reduction strategy. Campylobacter they report is considered to be responsible for about 460,000…

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…


Sustainability in the food industry

In an Europe which has now had 10 years of stringent food safety legislation, food companies are seeking other ways to differentiate themselves, with many choosing sustainability as the way…

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

Tis the season to be….poorly?

Even though Christmas itself is nearly a month and a half away the Food Standards Agency, usefully, is issuing the first warnings. Read them here and don’t be sick this…

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…

BRC Global Standards

Major US recall of hard boiled eggs

The FDA has reported a major recall of specific lot dates of hard cooked eggs in brine, sold to distributors and manufacturers, after laboratory tests confirmed the presence of Listeria…