Do you work in an Early Years setting and prepare or serve food?

Cross contamination can be dangerous

Few early years and childcare environments employ professional kitchen staff. Mostly this is because it is simply not financially viable to do so. However, the techniques employed to combat cross contamination in high volume kitchens can still be utilised in domestic or smaller kitchens. Introducing some simple changes could reduce risk. Here are five easy…

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Does COVID-19 (Coronavirus) impact food hygiene?

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the impact on food hygiene These are unprecedented times for many food business owners across the country as we learn to adapt to the government-imposed social distancing measures and restrictions set in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Fortunately, many food businesses have found ways to adapt their model and…

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What can poor food hygiene cause?

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If you work in a kitchen or otherwise prepare food as part of your job role, you have a legal responsibility to complete food hygiene training. This duty ensures the safety of you, your colleagues, and everyone that you are serving food to, whether those individuals are members of the public, people you care for,…

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Can I do online food hygiene training?

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Food hygiene training is an important feature of your continuous professional development if you work in a kitchen, not to mention a legal requirement if you serve, prepare, handle, or otherwise come into contact with food at work. You might be familiar with having your workplace training delivered in a kitchen environment by a senior…

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What should food hygiene training cover?

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If you own, run, or work in a food business in the United Kingdom, it’s your legal duty to take responsibility for food hygiene training. But when it comes to choosing the right food hygiene course for you, what should you be looking out for? The importance of food hygiene training at work Good food…

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Food Hygiene Training in 2020

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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 Inspections – Common Mistakes

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When there’s a food hygiene inspector on your premises, it should be business as usual in terms of how you run your kitchen. You shouldn’t ever need to feel like you’re “acting up” to the standards of an inspector because, frankly, you and your staff should be employing best food hygiene practice day-to-day. After all,…

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When Will I Be Inspected on Food Hygiene Training?

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If you run a business that sells, prepares, handles, or serves food in the United Kingdom, it’s very likely that you’ll be inspected on food hygiene and food hygiene training by your local authority. But when should you expect an inspector to visit, and what should you do to prepare? Registering As a Food Business…

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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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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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