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.
A BRC certification is both a time and monetary investment. Discover what commercial benefits you could see in return.
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.
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
In recent news, thousands of restaurants came under fire after an investigation into 250,000 businesses discovered 1 in 20 (13,000) restaurants were given a failing hygiene rating by the Food Standards Agency (FSA). A fail … Read more
Around 2 million people in the UK are living with a food allergy, with an average of 10 fatal reactions to undeclared allergenic ingredients a year. The introduction of allergen rules in December 2014, means it is a legal requirement … Read more
On the 4th of June, the Food Standards Agency launched National Food Safety Week, celebrating the work of FSA staff and countless others across the food supply chain working hard to ensure safe food for … Read more
A leading hotel in Birmingham was fined £120,000 at the end of January due to poor hygiene standards and an infestation of mice in the hotel’s kitchen. A local EHO visit uncovered numerous evidence of mice droppings … Read more