food hygiene

Hand Washing Keeps Our Food Safe…

Hand washing Keeps Our Food Safe The role of our hands in transferring pathogens to high risk food, especially from food-handlers, should not be underestimated. Food handlers are often implicated in outbreaks of staph aureus, shigella, hepatitis etc. Viruses, bacteria, yeast, mould and parasites are all found on the outer layer of our skin. These… More >>>

Personal Hygiene Policy Tips

Personal Hygiene in Food Safety High standards of personal hygiene are essential to reduce the risk of foodborne illness and prerequisite to the implementation of HACCP. The risks associated with food handlers contaminating high risk foods with low dose organisms such as norovirus, hepatitis etc. should never be underestimated. It must not be assumed that… More >>>

Food Safety Consultant.. How to find the right 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 >>>

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