Category Archives: food safety

Spotlight on Food Safety

Some popular questions answered… I often get asked “Is your food safety course right for me?” or “What does level 2 mean?” Confusion lies in the fact that some people look for a food hygiene course, some look for a … Continue reading

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The Health & Safety at Work Act and How it Applies to Training

A question I get asked occasionally is “What does the law actually say about health and safety training?”
Information from the HSE (Health & Safety Executive) is extensive but can be difficult to get to grips with. Continue reading

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Scores on the Doors – How to Improve Your Rating

If you are a food business you may be aware of ‘Scores on the Doors’; a Government scheme that provides consumers with the results of hygiene inspections carried out by local authorities. According to the Food Standards Agency, the ‘primary … Continue reading

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Scores on the Doors, the App

Scores on the Doors is a Government scheme that provides consumers with the results of hygiene inspections carried out by local authorities. If you’re a food business you’ve probably already been inspected and given your rating. For the last few … Continue reading

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The rise and fall of the Food Standards Agency

Source: The Telegraph By Caroline Gammell The fallout from salmonella, E-coli and BSE in the 1980s and 90s, prompted New Labour decided to set up a dedicated body to cope with any future food scares. In 2000, they created the … Continue reading

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Food Hygiene Inspections – What to Expect

If you own a food premises you will be inspected by your local council as a way of controlling risks and ensuring that the public aren’t in any danger from foodborne illnesses originating from your business. The majority of routine … Continue reading

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