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How to Start a Food Business

Starting a Food Business Food businesses are a popular choice for budding entrepreneurs and business operators. Operating a food business from a fixed premises can be extremely hard work though; catering and hospitality involves long hours and hard work! Did you know that up to […]

Where to get food safety training

The Food Safety Training Requirements

Do I Need Food Safety Training? In this article I outline advice relating to food safety training: what the law requires, who needs to do what and recommendations for good practice. There are different expectations according to what position you hold in the business, depending […]

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HACCP and Food Safety Management Procedures

What is HACCP and What are Food Safety Management Procedures? Did you know that food safety boils down to the use of a single acronym? Yes, the term ‘HACCP’ has been enshrined in European legislation for many years now. European law (based on international standards) […]

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Top 20 Tips for Success With Food Safety

My Top 20 Tips for Food Safety Success One of the most common cause of failures at the food hygiene inspection will be in not documenting HACCP procedures (or food safety management procedures). Other frequently flagged issues involve a lack of temperature monitoring, a lack […]

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Food Hygiene Ratings – Get a Good Score

Food Hygiene Ratings – Get a Good Score Across the Western world businesses are being graded publicly according to how safe or hygienic they are to eat in. Not all countries have food hygiene ratings schemes in place but where they are implemented they are […]