Funding towards SALSA and BRC

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? Funding through The Manufacturing Growth Programme may be the answer your looking for. Improvement grants are now available to help fund consultation services like… More >>>

How effective are your product recalls policies and procedures?

BRC Global Standards, Salsa Food Standards amongst others require annual product recalls tests to be completed.  How do you do this… Warn a friendly customer who wouldn’t panic when seeing an email subject bar with the word ‘Product Recall’. Email them details about a made-up problem about a recent delivery Ask them to respond reporting… More >>>

How well do you know your HACCP Plan?

Below are key factors in going back to basics to ensure your HACCP plan has the maximum impact on your Food Safety systems.   A HACCP plan  (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) is a Food Safety Management System that identifies, evaluates and controls food safety hazards.  As stated in Article 5 of Regulations (EC) 852/2004… More >>>

Food Defence.. How do you protect your brand?

The new BRC and Salsa accreditation standards have updates or new section concerning Food 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. Food Security is an important feature of food safety standards. The BRC Global Food standard… More >>>

Achieving Grade A in BRC Accreditation with Food Safety Assist


Achieving Grade A in BRC Accreditation Congratulations to Povey’s Oatcakes recently passing their BRC Audits with flying colours. Povey’s achievement is extra special. The audit was unannounced!!! . Alex, owner of Povey’s Oatcakes based in Staffordshire., found us through Google and Brian became part of their food safety team assisting them through the steps of… 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 >>>