TOP TIP….

Supplier approval…. Having problems getting supplier certificate’s back for your approval process, like BRC accreditation certificates? For an easier way try using this link… http://bit.ly/2p0J9kr

Top tip: Process flows & Haccp

Have you ever wondered if your process flow looks right? Or how to even begin starting one to evaluate the potential risks in your production process? Below is an example of one to have a look at, if you want further help just get in touch.

Top Tip…..

The quality of your products are only as good as the ingredients you use. Make sure you use only approved reputable suppliers.

Tip of the week…..

Tip of the week: Are you aware that the change in seasons and temperatures could cause you different pest problems? Prevention is cheaper than the cure!

Tip of the week…..

Biggest source of cross-contamination is dirty hands. Make sure hand washing is monitored and staff know how to wash hands correctly by providing ‘How To’ posters next to hand wash units.

Meat firm pay £7,500 due to unannounced audit

A Halal meat firm based in Liverpool have recently been ordered to pay £7,500 after an unannounced audit closed them down due to food safety breaches. Mouse droppings were discovered in several places around the site. To view the full details of this case go to http://bit.ly/2jwwm7t This is an extreme case of foood safety violations,… More >>>

What happens behind closed doors and the implications….

The owner of a Dewsbury based sandwich making firm has been prosecuted for 17 offences at Leeds Crown Court under the Food Safety and Hygiene regulations. The offences were spread out over 2 sites, one in Batley and the second in Dewsbury. Large amounts of rat droppings were found in the production area, no hot… More >>>

The Zaman Case & Allergens in the real world….

We recently attended a conference on Lessons learnt: The Zaman Case in London organised by RSPH and wow, what an eye opener it was! There were many different speakers including representatives from Food Standards Agency, Park Square Barristers and Allergy Action to name a few. The case was opened up to show how corner cutting… More >>>

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