Why Is Food Allergen Control So Important?

There have been a few high profile news stories recently about allergens not being adequately labelled in fast food outlets and restaurants, which have resulted in fatalities. This highlights the importance of food allergen control within the food industry. It protects your customers from eating something toxic to them and protects your business from the [...]

2019-10-02T13:59:20+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Why Food Hygiene is Important

Food hygiene is one of the most important factors when considering where to eat and what to feed your family. But why is it so important? What are the implications of poor food hygiene? Food hygiene practices are not just for restaurants and food outlets, and are something that should also be applied to home [...]

2019-09-09T09:15:40+00:00August 29th, 2019|Blog, Food Hygiene, Latest News|

Eating out? How to check your restaurant’s rating before you go.

Most people like to eat out, as it means not only do you not have to cook but it is a change of scenery, a chance to catch up with friends as well as offering a relaxed evening out. However, the one thing you want to guarantee is that the food is better than you [...]

2019-10-08T00:58:48+00:00August 7th, 2019|Blog, Food Hygiene, Latest News|

Why Is Food Allergen Awareness and Training Important For Your Business

Food Safety Blog Tips by Sylvia Anderson, The Food Hygiene Expert! Why is Food Allergen Awareness and Training Important For Your Business? Customers with allergies are feeling more confident about eating out or ordering a takeaway with all the press relations in the media in regards to the new food allergen regulations. But does this [...]

2019-08-15T11:07:29+00:00August 5th, 2019|Blog, Food Hygiene, Latest News|

Why Coloured Chopping Boards Are Important To Prevent Cross Contamination

Food Safety Blog Tips by Sylvia Anderson, The Food Hygiene Expert! Chopping Boards and Cross Contamination. As a Food Hygiene Expert in the UK, one of the biggest risks in a professional kitchen is cross-contamination with chopping boards.  I witness this when I am conducting food safety audits across London and the UK as a [...]

2019-08-15T10:26:05+00:00August 4th, 2019|Blog, Food Hygiene, Latest News|

What You Need To Do To Maintain A 5-Star Food Hygiene Rating

You have worked hard to follow the strict guidelines and have achieved a 5-star food hygiene rating, but how do you make sure you hold on to it? If you concentrate on the suggested areas below, your business should achieve a good score whenever food hygiene inspections are conducted. Managing pest control The need for [...]

2019-08-15T10:06:31+00:00July 29th, 2019|Blog, Food Hygiene|

Food Hygiene Ratings Explained

The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS) focuses on three important areas of each food-related business and its operations: Hygiene – How is the food hygienically handled? How the food is prepared, cooked, ways in which it is then reheated, refrigerated and eventually stored. Structural - The shape of the buildings in which the business operates, [...]

2019-08-15T07:32:20+00:00May 28th, 2019|Blog, Food Hygiene|

How To Improve Your Food Hygiene Rating

A high food hygiene rating makes perfect business sense and this is backed up by evidence. The Food Standards Agency’s recent survey found that over 85% of the public placed hygiene standards above location or price. Why wouldn’t they? Everyone wants to feel reassured when they dine out and a high rating does just that. [...]

2019-07-04T13:57:30+00:00April 29th, 2019|Food Hygiene|

How can food hygiene training benefit your business?

If you run any kind of professional catering establishment then you know how key food safety is. Being able to set and maintain high standards in this area is one of the most crucial things you can do. One essential component within this for professional kitchens is ensuring their food handling staff understand this. The [...]

2019-08-15T10:13:08+00:00April 24th, 2019|Food Hygiene|


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