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What You Need to Know About SALSA Issue 6

Issue 6 of the SALSA standard has now been published and will be auditable from the 1st of September. The new issue introduces several substantial changes to the requirements, which means you’ll likely need to … Read more

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The 4 Cs of Food Safety Explained

Whether you work in the hospitality industry or the food manufacturing sector, you’ve probably heard of the 4 Cs of food safety. But what exactly are they, and why are they so important?  In the … Read more

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HACCP Plan for Sushi & Sashimi: High-Risk Foods

Whether you manage a Japanese restaurant or a sushi takeaway, you’ll need to have an appropriate food safety management system in place. This should include your HACCP plan, covering in detail all the necessary procedures … Read more

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New PPE Regulations 2022: A Quick Guide

The Personal Protective Equipment at Work (Amendment) Regulations 2022, also known as PPER 2022, will come into force on the 6th of April. Wondering what this means for your business? And if your responsibilities as … Read more

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BRCGS Grading System Explained: From AA to Uncertified

Whether you’re anxiously awaiting your first audit, or just starting out your certification journey, it’s important to understand the BRCGS grading system.  Obtaining a good certification grade is critical as it shows that you’re meeting … Read more

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BRCGS Food Safety Issue 9: What You Need to Know

As announced in 2021, BRCGS will be introducing a new issue of the Food Safety Standard. Revision is still underway, and an initial draft document has been released. Please keep checking this page for the … Read more

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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