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Tip of the month: Food Hygiene Ratings

With approximately 1 million cases of food poisoning a year in the UK how can the consumer try and minimise the risk to their health from this, at best unpleasant, at worst fatal, illness? In 2012 the Food Standards Agency, in partnership with local authorities,...

Training Focus: Food Awareness/Safety

As Acorn Health & Safety Ltd’s food safety trainer, I am passionate about anything to do with food or food safety and make food safety training both informative and enjoyable. Acorn is a Qualsafe Awards Training Centre, one of the largest Ofqual recognised...

Trainers Spotlight: QA Level 2 – Food Safety in Catering (QCF)

There are more than 500,000 cases of food poisoning in the UK each year with Campylobacter being considered as responsible for more than half of those, in turn leading to more than 100 deaths a year. About four in five cases of Campylobacter poisoning in the UK come...

Food Labelling Rules to Change from 13 December 2014

Food labelling rules ensure that all consumers are given comprehensive ingredient listing information and make it easier for people with food allergies to identify ingredients they need to avoid.However, from 13 December 2014 the rules with regard to allergy labelling...

Food Safety Week – 16th-22nd June

Don’t wash raw chicken! This is the message for Food Safety Week 2014 which runs all this week until the 22nd June. The week is aimed at protecting you and your family from food poisoning in your own home, particularly when handling chicken. This is because of a...