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New Calorie Labelling Regulations: What You Need to Know

From April 2022 onwards, large businesses will have to display calorie information on their food labels and menus in England.  We’ve put together this short, easy-to-read guide to help you navigate through the upcoming changes.  … Read more

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BRCGS is Celebrating Its 25th Anniversary

A widely recognised organisation, BRCGS (previously BRC) has been protecting the global supply chain since 1996. Initially set up to reduce audit duplication by UK retailers, BRCGS now operates the most rigorous third-party certification scheme … Read more

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The NEW Salsa Standard: Brokers, Storage & Distribution

Great news: SALSA’s certification scheme is now available for those involved in the brokerage, storage and distribution of food products.  Launched in June 2021, the new SALSA standard is a great certification solution for smaller … Read more

5 Key Food Safety Facts Worth Knowing

Food safety refers to the practices used to ensure food is safe to eat; from preparation and distribution to storage and beyond. It concerns all the steps involved in preventing food-borne illnesses. Following proper food … Read more

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Why Are Risk Assessments Important?

It’s important for any business to conduct risk assessments to keep both people and assets protected. But how exactly are they carried out, and what does the law require you to do? In this article, … Read more

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What is a Food Safety Management System?

A food safety management system (FSMS) is defined as ‘a systematic approach to controlling food safety hazards within a food business in order to ensure that food is safe to eat’. It’s essentially a documented … Read more

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Why is Food Safety Training Important?

Whatever the industry you’re in, training your staff is essential for maximising performance and efficiency, and minimising risk. When it comes to food safety, however, this is even more crucial. Negligence or poor management in … Read more