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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|

Importance of Food Hygiene And Food Safety

It is very important for food handlers in the food industry to receive food hygiene and food safety awareness training.  Your hands can easily spread germs around the kitchen and onto food that can cause food poisoning, you need to make sure that you do everything you can to prevent this. Cross-Contamination Cross-contamination is when [...]

2019-03-20T05:09:14+00:00December 18th, 2018|Blog|

Tips for Improving Food Safety in Catering

If you own a catering business, food safety is of utmost priority unless you actually want to be handling a lot of sick guests that might even plan on suing. The amount of people who would readily eat food handed to them by hand or food that is buzzing with flies or crawling with other [...]

2019-03-20T05:15:35+00:00November 18th, 2018|Blog, Food Hygiene|

Basic Food Hygiene Requirements

Every person working in a food-handling area must maintain a high level of personal Hygiene. Besides making sure that your staff are wearing suitable, clean, and protective clothing, how you should prepare your food should also be taken into consideration. Before anything else, you should ensure that your staff follow these basic rules: keep hair [...]

2019-05-28T02:41:15+00:00November 16th, 2018|Blog, Food Hygiene|