food hygiene training

When you are working in a kitchen, food production, or food retail area, you sometimes literally have the health of the people who eat your food in your hands. The hands that you use to touch the food you make could pass on some pretty nasty bugs, and, while this can produce some unpleasant symptoms…

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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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food hazard

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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best before stamp

You probably noticed that Tesco have recently made the bold move of dropping the ‘Best Before’ date from the labelling of some of their fresh fruit and vegetables. According to the retail giant, this move is partly motivated by a desire to decrease the amount of food wasted by consumers. On the face of it…

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street market

There are a startling number of street traders in the UK. Every festival, industrial estate, farmer’s market and shopping centre seems to have a stall, van or kiosk selling everything from sandwiches to sushi. It is a multi-million pound industry and employs people from just about every culture in the UK and beyond. If you…

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food bacteria

In a working food preparation area there needs to be a very strict food hygiene management scheme in place. It is a legal requirement to meet the required national standards for food safety, and when the inspection happens the inspector will want to see the management process. Perhaps because of this it is easy to…

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retail supermarket

One of the questions we seem to be asked regularly is, ‘Do I really need training?’ The answer is very simple. If you handle, prepare or serve food that is to be consumed by the public, yes, you probably do. What sort of training you need depends on the role you will be performing and…

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