17 07, 2020

Food Safety is main consumer concern

2020-09-07T11:59:05+00:00Food Safety, Going Digital, HACCP, Restaurant Industry|

Consumer concern over food safety highlights potential for digital assurance A recent study of consumers’ food safety concerns shows that there is a gap between consumers perceived food safety and the reality of food safety. It has been shown that companies who can demonstrate that they take food safety seriously can close the trust gap. The survey highlights: Food safety is the primary concern for consumers: 85% trust branded products, 80% non-packaged products and 69% packaged unbranded products. Consumers [...]

20 06, 2020

Reopening checklist for food businesses during COVID-19

2020-09-07T12:05:33+00:00Environmental Health, Food Hygiene, Food Safety, HACCP, Information, News, Restaurant Industry|

A checklist to support food businesses to reopen safely during COVID-19 after a period of inaction. Planning and preparation for start-up Site checks Equipment checks Ingredient and product checks Social distancing measures Reopening your food business after a period of closure will require some extra checks alongside your ‘normal’ daily opening checks. These will help to make sure that your business can restart safely. You will need to maintain your basic hygiene standards and recognise the areas where greater attention will be required. A [...]

31 10, 2019

Why your Environmental Health Officer wants you to go digital

2020-01-19T18:22:37+00:00Environmental Health, Food Safety, Going Digital, HACCP, Refrigeration, Technology|

Why your Environmental Health Officer wants you to go digital As a good business, under European legislation, you are legally required to have in place a documented food safety, or HACCP policy.While the vast majority of establishments just print off and use the standard pages from the Food Standards Agency website, it is entirely up to the business itself as to what method they use as long as they can show a completed and reliable record of food safety [...]

25 03, 2019

What is HACCP

2020-01-19T15:08:48+00:00HACCP|

What is HACCP Hazard analysis and critical control points, or HACCP (/ˈhæsʌp/), is a systematic preventive approach to food safety from biological, chemical, and physical hazards in production processes that can cause the finished product to be unsafe and designs measures to reduce these risks to a safe level. Simply, HACCP is a way of managing food safety hazards. Food safety management procedures should be based on HACCP principles. HACCP involves looking closely at what you do in [...]

15 01, 2019

Commercial Kitchen Cleaning Checklist

2020-09-01T09:31:19+00:00Environmental Health, Food Hygiene, Food Safety, HACCP, Information|

Having a commercial kitchen cleaning checklist is useful because it helps you stay organised and keep on top of food safety guidelines. When it comes to running a commercial kitchen, cleanliness is a top priority. Your customers not only appreciate a clean kitchen, but the law requires it. Whether you run a small restaurant, residential home, large hotel or global fast food chains, all kitchens must follow foodservice and health regulations. So what's essential to keep your kitchen [...]