How to deal with unannounced audits effectively…

unannounced audit

Dealing with unannounced audits effectively… One thing is for sure regarding these types of audits- they are on the increase not just from your supermarket customers but from BRC too. The obvious reaction from food producers is that the audits are there to catch them out, spin that on its head for a positive outlook… More >>>

Cutting corners could be fatal and pricey…

health & safety

Preston Magistrates’ Court have recently fined an egg producer based in Preston, Lancashire £50,000 with additional costs of £2,855.32 after an health & safety incident which could and should have been avoided.  The court heard how an employee of T & J Leigh, a partnership of Ghyll View Farm had been helping the joinery contractor… More >>>

Food safety consultant & what to choose one…

What to look for when selecting a Food Safety Consultant… Taking on and developing a food safety system is a big task for any food business. More often than not it falls on the shoulders of one individual member of staff. Whether they have some qualifications or experience in food safety or more often no… More >>>

What is all the fuss about SALSA & BRC Accreditation?

BRC accreditation

BRC Accreditation secures and maintains customers… So what is all the fuss about food safety accreditation? Think it could be for you but not sure? Well we decided it was about time someone summarized some of the accreditation that is out there, how it could help and who it’s designed for. Nobody wants to dive… More >>>

Are you eligible for funding….

project funding

Are you looking at getting assistance with your food safety system? Wanting to move towards accreditation but don’t want to go it alone? Restricted by cash flow, would project funding help? The Manufacturing Growth Programme may be the answer your looking for. Improvement grants are now available to help fund consultation services like ours, with… More >>>

Welcome to our latest talent…

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome to Food Safety Assist our newest recruit, food safety consultant Hannah Jackson.  Hannah has a real passion for food. Coming from a chef background and with 15 years experience in the Food Production Industry she has a real zest for helping clients in achieving the ultimate… More >>>

Food Safety Support

Need technical management support without having a permanent technical manager? Require ongoing support to maintain systems and staff are up to date? Need support due to changes in products, processes, customers, suppliers or staff? Is Food Safety Support for me?   Ongoing food safety support helps to ensure you don’t have to overstretch current staff… More >>>

BRC Accreditation

  Do your customers want you to pass a BRC audit before they will trade with you? Has your company grown too big for the SALSA standard? Are you expanding rapidly and struggling to maintain your systems?     BRC (British Retail Consortium)   BRC Global Standards is a leading safety and quality certification programme… More >>>

SALSA Accreditation

  Looking to get your products into large supermarkets? Been asked by your customers to become accredited? Want to improve your food safety system?    SALSA (Safe and Local Supplier Approval)   Boost your business and provide customers with the guarantee of good quality through SALSA accreditation.   As your business grows your larger customers… More >>>


   Are you a new start up food business? Understand what a HACCP is?  Need help developing or reviewing your HACCPs?   HACCP – Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point   Did you know that identifying the risks of your process is a legal requirement for all food business?  Using the 7 principles of HACCP will… More >>>