What’s written on your egg?

Tip of the Week Eggs are classified into either Class A or Class B.  Class A is the highest grade and eggs can be sold as ‘shell eggs’.  Class B eggs have usually been damaged in some way, so are broken out and pasteurised and used in manufacturing or pasteurised egg...

FSA Allergen Update

Tip of the Week The Food Standards Agency has announced that they are backing the move to update the Allergen Regulations to include mandatory full ingredient labelling for pre-packed foods for direct sale.  We knew this was coming so we have been advising our clients...

Why wash salad and fruit?

Tip of the Week Do I really need to wash lettuce, salad vegetables and fruit? If so, why? Last year there was an outbreak of Ecoli food poisoning in the US where over a hundred people were made very sick and a number of people died due to the illness.  The outbreak...