Do I need food hygiene training to sell homemade food?

Since lockdown has eased, here at the Food Hygiene Company we’ve received loads of enquiries concerning the need for food hygiene training if you cooking at home and selling your food via social media. So in best Blue Peter fashion, here’s a blog we prepared earlier, last year in fact. It makes for interesting reading:…

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Slow down, you move too fast! Feelin’ Groovy? Maybe not in these unusual times but the lyric from Simon and Garfunkel’s hit song is quite apt for those of us now ‘enjoying’ video calls and training sessions as part of our daily lives. As well as using the major video platforms to communicate with each…

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food bacteria

The World Health Organization has issued new guidance for food businesses operating during the pandemic. The principal points raised are: Can COVID-19 be contracted via food? It is highly unlikely that people can contract COVID-19 from food or food packaging. COVID-19 is a respiratory illness and the primary transmission route is through person-to-person contact and…

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food hygiene training

There are many reasons why food hygiene training should be important to a food business, but as we go into the New Year, some of these reasons are only going to become more relevant. With the introduction of new technologies and ease of online access to reviews, ratings, and news articles about your business, if…

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food hygiene training

If you run a food business in the United Kingdom, maintaining a high standard of food hygiene should be a high priority to you. Without good food hygiene, you risk putting your customers in danger and ruining your business reputation. Both of these can lead to serious irreparable consequences. With that in mind, it should…

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food hygiene training

If you work in a role that involves handling, storing, serving, or preparing food in the United Kingdom, you need to know the basics of food safety. Here are 5 important food safety rules you should be sure to apply to your business. Rule 1: Maintain a high standard of food hygiene It’s essential to…

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food hygiene training

If you handle food at work, it’s a legal requirement that you receive supervision and/or food hygiene training to ensure the safety of the general public and your business’s reputation. Depending on your role, it may be enough for you to be trained in food hygiene by a senior member of staff who has already…

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food hygiene training

If you already make sure to keep your kitchen clean and food stored safely, do you still need to take a food hygiene training course? What are the consequences if you don’t have a food hygiene training certificate? What can a food hygiene training course teach me? Though it might seem like the basics of…

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food hygiene training

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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