Lost Food Hygiene Certificate: What to Do Next

A man handles food with gloves, practicing good food hygiene.

If you handle food at work, it is a legal requirement to have food hygiene training. This ensures the safety of the general public, your fellow staff and your business reputation. You will be visited by the Environmental Health Officer, who always wants evidence of this training. One of the best forms of evidence is…

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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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Is Food Hygiene Training a Legal Requirement?

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There are a lot of misconceptions about the legal requirements for food hygiene training in the UK. The most common question, ‘is food hygiene training a legal requirement?’, is superficially quite simple to answer. It is not strictly the law that food businesses should make sure all staff have a food hygiene certificate. However, every…

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