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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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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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From Fridge to Fingers – Cross Contamination in Early Years

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5 Cross-contamination safety tips for Early Years providers. One of the main causes of food related illness is cross contamination, as you will have learned during your Food Hygiene Certificate training. It is when microorganisms and other sources of contamination such as allergens, are unintentionally transferred from one food source to another. One of the…

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Taking The Overall Approach To Food Hygiene

Food Hygiene Certificates prove your team are trained

From 5 to 1 – Why you need to pay attention to every part of your food hygiene regime. Regardless of how it may feel sometimes the job of your Environmental Health Officer (EHO) is not to catch you out. They are not trying to close you down or on the hunt for reasons to…

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Is Dropping ‘Best Before’ the Best Idea?

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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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Integrating Allergen Awareness into Your Food Hygiene

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As Early Years professionals, you will be very aware of the need for allergy awareness in your workplace. When we designed our food hygiene certificate course we made sure that we included plenty of information on the allergen groups specifically for the Early Years sector. Sometimes, as I did recently, you overhear things that make…

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