Food Standard Offences result in a substantial fine

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The food company at the center of a Hummus salmonella scare received a substantial fine less than a month ago, for food standard offences! In February 2018, a consumer suffered a potentially fatal allergic reaction after eating an egg free dip which contained egg. As a result of investigations. It was found that the company… More >>>

Annual Audits Congratulations

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Looking back over October, three clients passed their annual audits with flying colours. Including an unannounced BRCGS Version 8!! Also, a BRCGS Storage and Distribution and a SALSA Beer certification. Well Done to all three. It is good for us at Food Safety Assist to get some good feedback from these clients including: “I was… More >>>

Food Safety Culture with Food Safety Assist

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Promoting a Food Safety Culture is not a new thing. However, since the publication of BRCGS Global Food Version 8 Standard. It has become more widely recognised and unavoidable. I note that following a food safety culture is also within the new version 6 of the BRCGS Global Packaging Material Standard. At Food safety Assist,… More >>>

Brexit- Leaving the EU – Is your food business ready?

Preparing your Food Business for the UK leaving the EU The highest priority is to ensure that UK food remains safe, including, the highest of food safety standards and consumer protection. What does Brexit mean for Food Safety? In this case, for many food businesses, leaving the EU the current requirements of food law will… More >>>

Pest Control Prevention in Food Safety

Pest Control is a significant component within your food safety management systems. Pest infestation can be a nuisance. Most importantly, being a danger to health. Resulting in contamination of food and food products intended for human consumption. Furthermore, damaging the structure of your premises. In addition to spreading many forms of disease and harmful bacteria… More >>>

Food Safety and British Food Fortnight

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After working with lots of different types of food and drink manufacturers and producers over the years. great tasting food is one thing, but how much does Food Safety contribute to it being great? Governments and other organisations are looking more seriously at Food Safety Awareness. For example, we have seen the first ever World… More >>>

Food and Drink Means Business SALSA & Brian Humphreys

Food and Drink Means Business is aimed at business start ups and ambitious food and drink producers in the North of England. a relaxed day of networking. Giving you the opportunity to speak with Bid food representatives at the ‘Bid food drop in zone’ about how food service distribution could work for your food business…. More >>>

Food Safety Accreditation helps in many ways…

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Two of our clients have recently passed their Salsa food Certification. Find out how Food Safety Accreditation is helping one food business improve. Successful news for two of our clients. Congratulations to Perrins Fine Foods and Robin’s Pie & Mash on passing their Salsa food audits. Gaining food safety accreditation It’s always good to get… More >>>

Food Safety Consultants Back to Work in September

Its back to the normal work routine for our food safety consultants at Food Safety Assist. Brian Humphreys is in London this week catching up with regular BRC and SALSA clients. He is starting work with a new client guiding them through the BRC Storage and Distribution standard. The first part of any project is… More >>>

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