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Who needs a food hygiene rating?

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All businesses that handle food in the United Kingdom will be inspected on their food hygiene and given a food hygiene rating periodically. Does this include you? What is a food hygiene rating? A food hygiene rating is given after inspection of any business premises where food is handled or prepared in the United Kingdom.…

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How long does a food hygiene course take to complete?

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You need to set aside time for food hygiene training to fulfil the legal requirements if you work around food. But exactly how much time does a food hygiene training course take to complete, and do you need to close the business in order to attend one? Food Hygiene Training Here at the Food Hygiene…

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Where can I take food hygiene training?

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It’s important to keep up to date with your food safety training certificates if you work in a kitchen, but are you aware of where to take food hygiene training in the UK? In some cases, you might not even have to leave your workplace to get certified—here’s why. Food hygiene training… If you work…

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Food Temperature Guidelines

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What To Remember When Keeping The Temperature Right For Food Safety As you may have noticed, if you read our articles we like to do a bit of myth-busting in our blogs here at the Food Hygiene Company, and so we thought we’d do a piece on food temperature guidelines for those who are unaware…

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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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