The Golden Rule

Tip of the Week One of the golden rules of food safety is to keep ready to eat foods separate from raw food. What is wrong in this photo?   Answer – Ready to eat foods are being prepared alongside raw foods so there is a very big chance of cross contamination. Raw...

Allergen Labelling

Tip of the Week We have been asked a lot of questions on the subject of Allergen labelling so here is an overview of the requirements. On the 1st October 2021, the new Allergen Regulations will come into effect.  The new “Natasha’s Law” requires all pre-packaged foods...

What is the USE BY date of your food?

Tip of the Week Food Date Labelling Rules Foods with a USE BY day within 7 days – Use Coloured Day Dots.  The coloured dot is the USE BY day. Foods with a USE BY day longer than 7 days – use a HACCP label Manufactured Packaged Foods All packaged foods are...

Track and Trace

Tip of the Week As we reopen outdoor hospitality this week, the Government require you to participate fully in their Track and Trace Scheme. Here are our tips for staying compliant It is a legal requirement to collect Track and Trace details for all adults over 16...

Outside Only Reopening

Tip of the Week Top Tips for reopening outside on 12 April Preparing to open your venue for outdoor entertaining?  Here are our top tips:– Organise customer tables giving a space between tables in accordance with current government guidance (currently 1+m) – use...