food standards

Food Contamination

Posted by Steve on February 9th 2012

Food is contaminated if it contains something harmful or objectionable. Contamination may occur in a number of ways and cause illness, injury or make the food unfit for consumption.

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The Food Standards Agency

Posted by Steve on February 9th 2012

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) was established in April 2000 to protect the health of the public in relation to food. It develops policies on food safety and other food issues and provides practical advice, information and assistance to all interested parties including the food industry, enforcers and consumers.

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The Importance of Food Hygiene

Posted by Steve on October 18th 2011

Food poisoning affects millions of people each year in the UK, the seriousness of which cannot be underestimated because:

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Spaces still available on NEXT week’s Food Safety Course

Posted by Steve on October 3rd 2011

Just to let you know that spaces are still available on the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering NEXT week (13th October). This is an acredited Chartered Institute of Environmental Health course aimed at those food handlers in the catering sector.

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