Feeling Ill, then should you be at work?

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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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Is there a national register of food hygiene offenders?

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As a paying customer, when it comes time for us to choose a place to eat, it doesn’t matter whether we’re simply grabbing a sandwich on our lunch break or booking a table in a fancy restaurant for a special occasion. In every possible scenario, we want to know for sure that our food is…

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Do I Need Food Hygiene Training To Sell Homemade Food?

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If you’re thinking of setting up a food business from the comfort of home, there might be more to consider than who’ll be responsible for the washing up… Here’s why a food hygiene training certificate will benefit you on your business venture. Are you thinking of selling homemade food? There’s a new year approaching—a new…

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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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Does It Matter Which Food Hygiene Course I Take?

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One of the regular questions we are asked here at the Food Hygiene Company is ‘which food hygiene certificate do I need’? Fortunately, it is quite straightforward, and you can make your decision by answering a couple of simple questions. What level is right for you? And which version do you need? Deciding which level…

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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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Do You Need Level 2 Food Hygiene Training for Manufacturing?

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Every day in England and Wales, thousands of businesses produce millions of food items for sale to the public. The range of foodstuffs made is startling, with everything from small businesses that provide niche products through to huge national brands producing snacks and meals for the consumers. Each of these manufacturers is handling and storing…

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