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Upcoming Courses
Food Safety Level 3 27 Nov
Food Safety Level 2 05 Dec
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In-house Training
Cost effective group training that offers you the flexibility to fit in with the demands of your business.
How to comply with the new Food Information Regulations (FIR) 2014
December 13th 2014 is when the new Regulations (FIR) come into force - it"s all about having allergen controls in the business and the communication of allergen information to consumers.
We can provide businesses with our popular half day Food Allergen training session, to help you and your staff understand how to comply with the new FIR Regulations.

 

Food Safety Management Systems

In January 2006 new food hygiene laws came into effect; the regulations require food businesses to implement and maintain food safety management procedures based on HACCP principles (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points).

HACCP is a system that helps food business operators look at how they handle food and introduces procedures to make sure the food produced is safe to eat. It focuses on identifying the critical points in a process where food safety hazards could occur and puts steps in place to prevent things from going wrong.
Keeping accurate records such as daily temperature checks, training records, delivery checks etc. are an important part of a HACCP system.

As part of routine inspections, the enforcement officer will check that the business has an appropriate HACCP-based food safety management system in place

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has developed a range of food safety management packs for different sectors of the food industry to help food business operators manage their food safety management procedures. See the range at food.gov.uk.


Many businesses use Safer Food Better Business or CookSafe:
  • Safer Food Better Business
Safer food, better business (SFBB) helps small food businesses and childminders put in place food safety management procedures and comply with food hygiene regulations.
The guide can be viewed online at www.food.gov.uk/business-industry/caterers/sfbb/ or you can download a copy.
To order a free SFBB pack, call Food Standards Agency Publications on 0845 606 0667 or email foodstandards@ecgroup.co.uk.
  • Cook Safe
CookSafe is the Scottish FSA's food safety management system to help caterers comply with legal requirements.
The guide can be viewed online at www.food.gov.uk/scotland/safetyhygienescot/cooksafe/ or you can download a copy.
Hard copies of CookSafe can be purchased from The Stationery Office via the TSO website at www.tsoshop.co.uk or their sales hotline on 0870 600 5522.


How we can help...

We'll help you to implement and understand the documentation required in your Food Safety System or review your current practices with you. We can train your staff in the essential skills necessary for the daily upkeep of the system and ensure you are fulfilling your legal obligation.


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