Planning is a critical step in reducing the risk of a food poisoning outbreak at a social event. The caterer must consider various factors which could increase the risk and ensure appropriate control measures are in place prior to the event. STS takes a closer look at these factors and provides sensible guidance on how [...]
Advice is at hand as STS provides caterers with sensible guidance on how to prepare for the advent of new legislation. We explore the Food Standards Agency key messages and industry best for protecting your customers and complying with the law.
The food service sector needs to get ready for major changes to food labelling legislation [...]
It was the summer holidays – there was no news to report – we had the horsemeat – we tried the TB meat but that didn’t get much mileage – let’s bash EHOs and the Food Standards Agency about preventing the English eating their meat rare.
The Mail headline was “How health police are making rare [...]
STS share five tips on how to do well with your food safety and/or health and safety inspections and audits…
Food safety management systems based on HACCP and Health and Safety Policies must be reviewed ‘periodically’ by law. Make sure that your food safety and health and safety management systems are relevant, up to [...]
Diners were poisoned after eating contaminated mussels harvested from beds from the Shetland. The vast majority of the 70 cases reported occurred this year at two restaurants in London between 13 and 15 July. Diners reported acute nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain and fever within 30 minutes of eating mussels contaminated with marine bio-toxins. The [...]
Londoners face an unacceptable postcode lottery when it comes to food hygiene in food business England and Wales. The analysis of 369,000 food premises showed the borough of Bexley in London had six of the ten worst postcodes for food hygiene rating in the country and 45% of eateries inspected in DA7 rated lower than [...]