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What level of compliance must a Food Supplier have?

The law requires food businesses to have systems in place for identifying and responding to food safety problems with the primary aim being to protect consumer health. Part of the response may be withdrawing food from the market or even recalling food products from consumers. You must notify the Foo [...]
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Why is approving suppliers in a food business important?

As consumers, we are driven by primarily selfish goals when it comes to choosing where we buy our supplies from. We want to know that we are getting the best deal for ourselves, that our health will not be impacted, and that the company we buy from follows good ethical procedures. The exact same can [...]
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The importance of Personal Hygiene in a Commercial Kitchen

When things go wrong in a commercial kitchen, it is seldom just because of one failing in the kitchen’s processes. Instead it tends to be a cascade of issues: up to three, four or more errors or deficiencies that accumulate into an unwanted situation. Often, somewhere in this cascade will be a men [...]
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Understanding the difference between best-before dates and use-by dates

Food that has been stored for too long, or stored at the wrong temperature, could contain bacteria which can cause food poisoning. When it comes to food safety, it’s important to understand the difference between use-by dates and best before dates. Most food safety consultants agree that there is [...]
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