More product recalls….

Yesterday saw several recalls being published: Marks & Spencer recalls there Teriyaki Crackers due to the presence of prawns in a number of packs not being mentioned on the label. Lytham Foods recalls a variety of its Freshbite wraps due to concerns with the company procedures that are in place to control Clostridium Botulinum. The… More >>>

More companies hit with big fines.....

Since our last newsletter on the new guidelines for food safety violations being brought into force, more companies are being hit with big fines. Salford based meat company Manchester Meat Products has been fined over £9,000 after the EHO found the company for illegally manufacturing cooked donar meat.   For more information on the news… More >>>

~New Guideline For Food Safety Violations Now In Force~

Effective from February 2016, new sentencing guidelines which cover work place Food Safety and Health & Safety ( are now in place.   The key message from these guidelines, is how Food Safety and Health & Safety are being put right at the heart of any business or organisation.   No need to panic, there is an effective checklist to follow:   1. Risk analysis-… More >>>

Eskimo Ice Sculpt Themselves a Double A BRC Accreditation…

  London based Ice Company lands a cool AA BRC accreditation. British Retail Consortium (BRC) is a food safety standard that is recognized worldwide. Food Safety Assist has been working with Eskimo Ice for many years, helping retain standards for each BRC audit. We would like to say congratulations to the team at Eskimo Ice.  … More >>>

Newcastle based snack company gain new accreditation…

  Rehman Sweet Centre, producers of a range of snacks from Garlic Gathia through to Bombay Mix’s, have a lot to celebrate this month. The family run company recently passed their very first SALSA audit, this accreditation will help cement long standing contracts and help them bring in more customers. Food Safety Assist have been… More >>>

Sun is shinning down on The Ice Cream Unions latest achievement

  The Ice Cream Union based in Spa Terminus who produce artisian ice cream, have got more to smile about than just the sun finally appearing. At the beginning of April this year The Ice Cream Union passed SALSA certification yet again. Brian Humphreys from Food Safety Assist has been working with the company and their food safety manager Rui… More >>>

Serious Pig Takes A Serious Step Forwards…

  London based producer of top quality charcuterie gains SALSA approval. Food Safety Assist have been working with Serious Pig since March of last year, helping with mentoring staff, conducting internal audits, developing HACCPS, providing staff training and working towards achieving their first SALSA certificate of approval.  Just a short year later Serious Pig achieved… More >>>

Yes Chef get a big YES!

A rapidly growing London based green grocers gets the yes they have been waiting for. Yes Chef has rapidly established a reputation as being among London’s elite green grocers, delivering the highest quality fruit and vegetables to discerning restaurateurs within the M25 limits. And with more potential possibilities to come along the horizon, now they… More >>>

Spring is here & so are the sales!!

Started a spring clean out yet? Checked all your equipment is in working condition?  Need a new calibrated thermometer? Then let us help you! Get in touch with ourselves to take full advantage of ETI’s Spring sale on a range of thermometers and postage. Contact Kim on: or 01434 611 568

The Real Cost of Food Safety?

  Are you aware of how much food safety affects your overall business performance? By not having good food safety systems in place costs to your business could include: Expensive product recall – Bakkavor recently lost £93,000 worth of garlic bread due to being underweight. Failing un-announced audit from one of your customers. The Co-op will… More >>>