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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|

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|

Common Food Hygiene Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

A lot of us know that we should keep our kitchen clean to prevent ourselves and our families from getting ill. But handling foods safely is much more important than just cleaning our cooking areas, because many of us are still making some very dangerous food hygiene mistakes. Sometimes a simple mistake can result in [...]

2019-08-15T10:45:51+00:00February 11th, 2019|Food Hygiene|

How To Improve Your Food Hygiene Rating

The food hygiene rating helps the public to choose where to eat out or purchase food by giving them information about hygiene standards in restaurants, hotels and other food establishments. Businesses should be prepared when the Environmental Health Officer visit their kitchen to inspect and rate the food they offer. As a consumer, for you [...]

2019-07-04T13:57:59+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Food Hygiene|

Advantages of Food Hygiene Training

Businesses in the food sector need to be updated regarding food hygiene in the workplace to ensure that the standards of food safety are being observed at all times. Basic food hygiene requirements include proper clothing during food preparation, sterilised cooking utensils, frequent hand washing and proper storage temperatures. However, these practices may not be [...]

2019-02-22T08:52:15+00:00August 31st, 2018|Blog, Food Hygiene|