Beacon Compliance give some tips to ensure your HACCP plan is always audit ready! HACCP. Many people shudder just thinking about it. We all know that a HACCP plan is required by law, and that it’s a hefty requirement of every type of food safety accreditation, but often, the HACCP plan is left to gather […]
Louise from Beacon Compliance, the Food Safety Experts, gives us the low down on different levels of food safety accreditation. You’ve created the best product you’ve ever tasted. You’ve designed the packaging so it jumps off the shelf, and you’ve just received interest from your first buyer, woohoo! But what you may not know, is
A lot of the media we are seeing at the moment is for how those food businesses that have decided to stay open. Those that have diversified and have turned into take-aways or starting up home deliveries. What they could and should be doing to make sure that what they are doing is undertaken safely.
Picture it, your local Environmental Health Officer walks in, white coat, clipboard, tools at the ready, they run their fingers across the surfaces of the premises , they review the temperature of the food in the chiller , they flick through the pages of your food safety paperwork , they complete their paperwork and congratulate
Unicorn Cakes, Rainbow Cakes, Wild Wacky Bright and Fun, visually attractive cakes are what this year’s trends are when it comes to requests for celebration cakes. The phrase ‘you’ve been eating too much sugar’ comes to mind thirty minutes after a child has had a slice of birthday cake when they begin to start ‘climbing
Wouldn’t we all love more storage! Picture this…a beautiful array of storage containers, colour coded, size and alphabetically ordered, separate temperature-controlled storage solutions for raw materials, work in progress and finished products, raw foods, ready to eat foods etc.…do your food storage areas look like this? If not, perhaps this is how you should be
I took my two daughters today to an arts and crafts workshop in a local village near me, Pontarddulais. The workshop is run by a friend of mine, Julie Wignall-Hovestadt. Creative Renaissance Wales (www.creativerenaissance.co.uk), became active in January 2019 months ago and makes very good use of her laser cutting machine for all material variants
Perception is that the ‘Health Inspector’, ‘Environmental Health Officer’, ‘Food Law Enforcement Officer’, ‘Food Safety Professional’ wants to visit your food business and make your life a misery, make you wish that we had never walked in, make you want the hole in the ground to swallow you up, we want your business to fail