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What Are The 5 Food Safety Rules?

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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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Free Food Hygiene Certificates

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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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How Important Is Food Hygiene Training in The UK?

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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 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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