Chicken food safety: the ultimate guide
When it comes to cooking, chicken is a tasty ingredient that sits at the heart of many delicious dishes, but how can you ensure that you’re handling this type of meat safely?
Cupcakes to ‘stout’ about!
Cupcake week, like all good things, must come to an end but that doesn’t mean we have to stop celebrating! As the days turn chilly and autumn creeps in, we have a warming recipe to ‘cake’ the edge off.
Giving First Aid to Diabetics
Someone with diabetes may also need immediate first aid attention as a result of their condition. In this article we’ll look at the two different types of diabetes, the health issues that can arise as a result of the condition, and some basic first aid for diabetics.
Virtual College and ‘The 60 Second Chef’ launch bite-sized, certificated courses for busy cooks
Leading online learning provider, Virtual College, one of the major providers of food hygiene training in the UK, is joining forces with ‘The 60 Second Chef’ to launch bite-sized, certificated courses for busy cooks.
10 ways to ensure food safety in your business
There are a lot of factors to consider in order to create a culture which embraces food safety and hygiene, but failure to adhere to the necessary food safety regulations could lead to outbreaks of bacteria which cause foodborne illnesses, such as salmonella, E.coli and campylobacter.
Making sure your workplace is compliant with manual handling laws
For any well-run business, the safety and wellbeing of workers will always be a key priority. There are few areas where this is more important, especially when it comes to manual handling.
BCC director: greater clarity needed on Apprenticeship Levy
Dr Adam Marshall, director general of the British Chambers of Commerce, has said that while the Apprenticeship Levy has the right intentions, great clarity is required from the government.
Virtual College creates fun resources for National Cupcake Week
Online learning provider, Virtual College, one of the major providers of food hygiene training in the UK, is joining in the fun of National Cupcake Week (18-24 September) by offering cupcake connoisseurs a number of tasty online treats to help them get creative in the kitchen.
How to keep water and ice free from bacteria and contamination in the food industry
In the UK today, a number of waterborne diseases are still quite common. Bacterial diseases such as salmonella and E. Coli stem from unsanitary conditions and can be spread by the consumption or use of untreated water.