Food safety has never been more important and public awareness of potential risks and issues has never been higher.
In a heavily regulated industry such as this, responsibilities of businesses can be complex. If you are involved in catering, food manufacturing or food retailing, we have the experience to guide you so that you can meet the standards set by the Food Standards Agency.
We can provide:
We are qualified to write HACCP plans which all food businesses are required to have. This is essentially a Food Safety Management Plan which allows you to identify all points of contamination or food safety issues throughout your business and provide a comprehensive plan for due diligence. A food plan also provice a systematic preventative approach to food safety from biological, chemical and physical hazards and include measures to reduce these risks.
Managing Allergens for Food Manufacturing
Allergy and intolerance is another area which has never been more important for consumers and providers and although any hazards would be identified in your HACCP plan, John also has qualifications in:
Food Information Regulations
In 2016, nutrition labelling became mandatory. Businesses need to make sure that they comply with new requirements as they are introduced. John can help you to ensure that your business meets the new requirements and has the following qualifications:
BRC Global Standards
BRC is a globally recognised Food Safety Standard and John has BRC certification and is able to carry out the following; Audit Planning, Compliance Monitoring, Document review and Auditing.
Auditing Qualification for Lectures and Practical Audit Sessions
Your business will be inspected by an Environmental Health Officer and a Hygiene Audit highlights where performance needs to be improved. This helps you to ensure consistency and also avoid expensive legal action.
John is qualified to perform audits and his qualification includes: audit preparation, roles of an audit, audit techniques, audit reporting to ISO 9000 and BRC standards, audit presentation and corrective actions.
Supervising Food Safety in Catering
A qualification required by anyone working in a supervisory role in the food industry, awarded by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.