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Food Hygiene Resources and Advice

Whether you’re a business looking for information to meet your legal requirements, or an individual with an interest in food preparation and safety, we offer a wide variety of free resources and advice.


The 60 Second Chef and Virtual College

Merry Christmas from Virtual College

We've teamed up with The 60 Second Chef to do something great for charity this Christmas through two fantastic gifts that we have created just for you!

The first gift is a free course that will show you how to create the perfect Christmas dinner. The second gift is 50% off our Learn to Cook Fast course - helping you to get confident in the kitchen just in time for the big day! Both gifts include donations by us to some great causes.

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Can you beat our Christmas trivia quiz?

Help Santa cook his Christmas dinner by answering the questions! Do you know the last day of the Christmas season? What about the ornament placed at the top of the Christmas tree? What treats do Children leave for Santa Claus?

See if you have the ultimate Christmas knowledge to help Santa Claus cook his turkey! Who knows- you might even win a free Christmas gift!

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Food hygiene posters

Food allergens poster

14 main food allergens poster

14 main food allergens to be aware of when preparing food.

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Food Allergy Symptoms

Food allergy symptoms poster

The mild and severe symptoms of a food allergy

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Hygiene inspection checklist poster

Hygiene inspection checklist poster

Full checklist of criteria for passing your hygiene inspection.

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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.

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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.

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Handy infographics

5 Keys to Food Safety

5 Keys to Food Safety

The 5 key ways to ensure food safety

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Handwashing infographic image

Effective handwashing

The 7 steps to effective hand hygiene

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What food hygiene course do you need?

Food hygiene training

What food hygiene course do you need?

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Food allergens

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.


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