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Food Hygiene FAQs

Find out more about our key Food Hygiene topics and course with our in depth FAQs.

Food Allergy FAQs

How do food allergies develop?

The exact reasons why food allergies develop aren’t always clear, with research indicating both genetic and environmental causes. For example, if a family member has a food allergy, that makes it more likely that you will develop one too, while the bacteria in your stomach can also cause it.

What information has to be on a food label?

The product name, safe handling precautions, which may include pictograms or other supplier label information; and a reference to the Safety Data Sheet should be included on a food label.

Food Allergy Awareness Training

Food Safety FAQs

Do I need a food hygiene rating?

If you are making and selling food from home, it is not compulsory to obtain or display a food hygiene rating.

Is food hygiene training a legal requirement?

Yes, food hygiene training is a legal requirement for anyone that works with food.

Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene for Catering Course

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