Level 2 Food Safety Training Course 23rd February 2018 Held at Eastburn, Hexham, Northumberland. 1 day food safety training course run by one of our RSPH trainers and knowledgable consultants within the food safety industry. Are all your staff training up to date and not expired? Do all your supervisors/ managers have an in-date… More >>>
Food trends- they can be amazing for some companies but negative for others. How does it effect you?
Noun: ‘a general direction in which something is developing or changing’ Veganism is one of the top 21st century food trend which don’t seem to be slowing down any time soon, including part-time vegans, flexitarians and vegetarians. So what does this mean for the food industry? With more companies jumping on the trend slide and… More >>>
Congratulations to long standing client MealMaker London on their recent achievement….obtaining SALSA accreditation again. Well done to all involved. If you wish to go for SALSA accreditation and need assistance click here to get in touch.
One of our clients based in Staffordshire were flying high coming into 2018 and with good reason too. Povey’s Oatcakes recently landed a big customer, but required BRC accreditation to complete the deal. So the Oatcake making company set out on the mission of updating their food safety system to BRC standard with the help and… More >>>
Are you using the most effective product recall test exercise? Many food safety and customer standards require annual product recall test to be completed. This generally takes the forms of warning a friendly customer who wouldn’t panic when seeing an email subject bar with the word ‘Product Recall’. Next would be emailing them details… More >>>
The Food Standards Agency released a food safety warning to consumers today about an unregistered and unapproved food business who have been producing and selling ice cream. Zak Ices of Belle Vue Street, Batley in West Yorkshire have been producing ice cream in the name of ‘ Lucky Gold Leaf ‘, using an approval code… More >>>
We have all seen those blast from the past posts on twitter or facebook “Remember back in the noughties when….Colgate made lasagne and Ketchup was purple.” Well one nostalgic post read, a re-tweet later and the purple Ketchup story had Food Safety Assist writing an article on meat snack companies food safety needs for the… More >>>
Have you heard about the North East Business Support Fund? Need help with your HACCP? Ready to move towards a food safety accreditation such as SALSA or BRC? NBSL can give you up to 35% funding for business improvement projects costing between £3,000 and £8,000 (maximum grant of £2,800) – you can use the grant for… More >>>
With the latest news being all about the 700,000 eggs being tainted with the insecticide Fipronil and the big recalls this has prompted throughout the UK food industry, we wondered; How many food manufacturers know how to do a product recall efficiently and promptly? A product recall may happen for a number of reasons, whether it be a… More >>>
When anyone mentions the words ‘Health & Safety’, as a general rule you automatically think of bend at the knees when lifting heavy items, not doing obvious things such as balancing on the back of chair to change a light bulb. But there is so much more to it and cutting corners, whether intentionally or… More >>>