Malicious Damage- How do you protect your brand?

The new BRC and Salsa accreditation standards have updates or new section concerning Security and Food Defence. This is an interesting article that clearly illustrates the big impact that malicious damage to food can cause to an industry.   Security is an important feature of food safety standards. The BRC Global Food standard version 8… More >>>

BRC Accreditation Grade A for 2 Food Safety Assist Clients……

      Congratulations to Povey’s Oatcakes and Little Town Diary, who both recently passed their BRC Audits with flying colours. Povey’s achievement was extra special. The audit was unannounced!!! One staff member with help from Brian Humphreys, our lead Food Safety Consultant, manages all systems. A blog is coming shortly, sharing advice and tips… More >>>

Looking for BRC Accreditation? Times have now changed…..

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If you’re looking for BRC Accreditation times have now changed…… Now is the time to act. Issue 8 of the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety came out last month. First Audits will be conducted against this from 1st February 2019.  There are many changes for you to take on board, including the increased number… More >>>

The Christmas rush isn’t far away

Make sure Christmas sales run smoothly and stress-free this year….   Most food manufacturers in September are starting to gearing up to the manic Christmas rush. Getting products out correctly and on-time to customers.   My recent blogs have looked at the increasing product recalls that are occurring and the large fines imposed on food… More >>>

NEW BRC Accreditation coming into effect…

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NEW BRC accreditation standard for the food industry  Not to quote Bob Dylan, but times are a changin…..with the world continuously evolving standards need to be kept up to date and relevant. New methods are continuously brought in, new issues arise, therefore BRC have put a group of experts together to update the BRC accreditation… More >>>

New SALSA Issue 5 released….


New standard has now been released for SALSA accreditation As of the 22nd June 2018, SALSA (Safe And Local Supplier Approval) have released a new version of their accreditation requirements. The new issue contains a number of changes which are intended to enhance the existing Standard and reflect current industry best practice. Thus helping food manufacturers systems… More >>>

Recalls on the rise…

Over the last week or so there have been a total of 7 product recalls due to food safety. with the majority (5) of them being down to labeling errors on allergens. Recalls can be a costly procedure for any business, damaging financially and reputation, and can be avoidable. Don’t fall into the same predicament…. More >>>

Office administrator vacancy

Office Administrator Vacancy We are currently looking for an office administrator to join our team on a part time basis. Hours will be 9am-3pm Monday to Friday. We are a food safety consultancy company, that helps a variety of food manufacturers/ producers with their food safety systems including online training. We have good working relationships… More >>>