Norovirus is a highly contagious virus that causes vomiting and diarrhoea. Outbreaks can have serious consequences for the food industry, including legal action, and closure of premises.
If you are a food producer, supplier, or agent and broker you may have heard of BRC and SALSA certification. But what are they, and how do they differ?
Whether you are creating a food product from scratch, just an element, or if you’re part of the manufacturing supply chain, you are required to protect the ingredients or product; this also includes allergen contamination.
The commercial kitchen is the heart of any food establishment, whether it’s a restaurant, café, care home or school canteen. It’s a busy space where meals are prepared and served to customers. However, with all … Read more
What is food traceability? The Food Standards Agency (FSA) defines food traceability as the ability to help keep track of ingredients and finished food products in the supply chain, which supports a swift and accurate … Read more
Acronyms are designed to simplify life, but do they? How many times have you seen a series of letters and felt like you should know what they stand for? You might work in the food … Read more
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
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
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
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