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5 Every Day Tips To Remember About Safe Food Storage

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When it comes to food hygiene there are some things that you and your team should do without hesitation or question. Safe storage of food is one of these and it is part of basic food hygiene practice to ensure that the things we cook have not been stored in an unsafe environment. At the…

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Food Preparation Safety – A 7 Point Checklist

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When you start to prepare your food for sale to the public you want to do so knowing you are giving you Customers the quality they expect, so you prepare thoroughly for service. It doesn’t really matter whether you are serving burgers or chic bistro food, everything starts with good preparation. The same is true…

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Mastering The Clean As You Go Policy

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A clean as you go policy is pretty much a standard working practice in the food industry. There is a very good reason for this. Clean as you go is one of the easiest and most reliable ways of ensuring that you meet the food hygiene standards required by the Environmental Health Office (EHO) and…

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Preparing For The EHO Visit

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What They Do, How They Do It & How To Sail Through It! The Environmental Health Officer is coming. If you prepare food for consumption by the public then at some point, inevitably and unquestionably, the EHO visit will happen. The EHO is concerned with food safety so they will come knocking to check you…

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The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme Guide

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What Is It And What Does It All Mean? If you work preparing food for consumption by the public, you need to think about the food hygiene rating scheme. There is no leeway on this, it is a legal requirement. Every eligible business in England, Wales and Northern Ireland must have a rating and it…

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Does It Matter Which Food Hygiene Course I Take?

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One of the regular questions we are asked here at the Food Hygiene Company is ‘which food hygiene certificate do I need’? Fortunately, it is quite straightforward, and you can make your decision by answering a couple of simple questions. What level is right for you? And which version do you need? Deciding which level…

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The Not So Fantastic Four – Know Your Food Hazard Groups?

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There is a reason your food hygiene certificate training looks at the basic principles and the science behind the practice of safer food handling. While it may seem easier to just remember the rules it is actually not a very good learning technique. Understanding makes using the rules make sense and knowing the reasons behind…

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Get Ahead of The Game On Food Hygiene In Early Years Settings

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Proactivity is one benefits of having a food hygiene certificate There are many reasons for ensuring that your team are trained in food hygiene. One of the main advantages though is pro-activity. One thing to always remember about allergies and food poisoning is that they are best treated by prevention and they are almost universally…

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Does The Environmental Health Officer Care About Training?

Food poisoning is particularly dangerous to the very young and older people

Care home fined for food hygiene issues In the Summer of 2018 a care home in Greater Manchester found itself on the receiving end of a hefty fine (£104,000) in relation to food hygiene and safety issues. Since then the facility has improved considerably and is now back on track, which is to their credit,…

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