Food Hygiene Resources and Advice
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Which Food Hygiene course is right for you?
Not sure on which food hygiene course best suits you and your businesses needs? Our course picker will solve this issue.
It is essential that businesses comply with the EU Regulation 852/2004 around food hygiene to meet the required standards.
Food for Thought Quiz - How Sustainable is Your Food Business?
Food waste and sustainability are currently at the top of the list of priorities for many food businesses.
It’s an important consideration both from an operational efficiency point of view and when facing scrutiny from the public, with concerns like plastic waste, recycling, and where food is sourced.
Take our quiz and see how your business is doing when it comes to sustainability and food waste.
What Food Businesses Need to Know About Food WasteCutting down on food waste can help the environment, boost profits for businesses, save staff members time and it also promotes good food hygiene practices.
Check out our infographic to find out What Food Businesses Need to Know About Food Waste
How to Avoid Food Wastage Top Tips
Cutting down on food waste has plenty of benefits including helping the envrionment, boost profits, save staff members time and promoting good food hygiene practices.
Take a look at our top tips on freezing foods and preparing your shopping list to help you avoid food wastage.
Test your food hygiene knowledge with our free food hygiene quiz
Do you know what happens to bacteria when food is frozen? What about the date marks required by food law in the UK?
See if you have the food hygiene knowledge to take on our beardy quizmaster and beat the ultimate food hygiene quiz.Take the Quiz
Free e-cards - Great for sharing!
These food hygiene e-cards are great for sharing by email or social media.
The cards in this downloadable pack include tips on pest control measures, reliable waste management and appropriate staff training.Download e-Cards
Latest food hygiene training news
What food hygiene certificate do I need to sell cakes from home?
If you’ve got a flair for baking you might decide to set up your own food business and sell cakes and other treats from home. But do you need a food hygiene certificate first?
How to prepare for a home kitchen hygiene inspection
When you're working for yourself, it's much easier to be agile, and too make your own independent decisions about how you want to run your kitchen and prepare your recipes. However, it's important to remember that on issues of food safety and hygiene, the same rules apply to businesses of all sizes.
What is the difference between food hygiene and food safety?
If you’re looking to work in the food and drink industry, or even if you’re already employed, then there’s a good chance that you’re going to need or have already undergone some kind of training. It could have been called food hygiene training; but it could also have been called food safety training. The question is, what’s the difference?
Frequently asked questions about food hygiene training
As one of the leading providers of online food hygiene and safety training, we often get asked questions about food hygiene and food safety legislation.
To help you with some of these commonly asked questions about food hygiene, we have put together an FAQ section to help you find the answers you need regarding training or food law.Visit our FAQ section
How is a Food Hygiene Rating Worked Out and What Do the Different Ratings Mean?
Ever wondered what food hygiene ratings really mean? Read our article to find out what it takes to earn a ‘Very Good’ score.
Top Tips to Boost Your CV in the Catering Industry
Looking to further your career in the catering industry, or looking for a way in? Check out our top tips for boosting your CV and make your CV stand out from the crowd.
Food Hygiene in Schools
Millions of children all over the UK eat lunch or breakfast prepared by school caterers for their enjoyment and nourishment. Here, we look at what the law expects of schools when it comes to food safety, how schools and caterers meet these expectations, and what this means in practice.
The Food Standards Agency have been working hard to protect your plate
This free infographic includes staggering statistics about food hygiene and how the independent government department has worked across the UK to protect public health.
Good Food Allergen Information is Good for Business
Food handlers have a legal responsibility to serve safe food. Thats why providing good allergen information is vital if you want your customers to trust the food that you serve.
This information has been shared in partnership with the Food Standards Agency. Click below to download this infographic.DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC
Save a customer with a simple question
The Food Standards Agency have launched a campaign for staff who work in the food and drink sector to always ask about allergies.
Coming into contact with a problem ingredient could kill some people with food allergies, keep your customers safe, it's easy to ask.
Do you ask about allergies before you order?
The Food Standards Agency understand that young people with allergies and intolerances face challenges when eating out or ordering takeaways.
They recommend to always check before you order, remember it is easy to ask.
Level 1 Food Hygiene and Safety Course
This Level 1 Food Safety and Hygiene course is a great way to introduce beginners to food safety. This may include cooking at home, work experience in a food environment, or self-development for those who have an interest in food handling.
Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering Course
This Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene course allows every catering business, regardless of size, to provide all staff with first class training at a fraction of the cost and disruption of classroom based training.