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Menu Trends

What’s hot in the culinary world right now? We take a look at the principal food trends of the moment…

On Tuesday the winners of the GQ Food and Drink Awards 2017, presented by Veuve Cliquot, were announced during a ceremony held at a brand new Shoreditch venue, and Food Alert partner, The Curtain. We would like to give a shout out to all our partners who won or were shortlisted in the categories.

London Food Festival

A unique and exciting food festival is taking place in the capital this summer, as the Evening Standard launches London Food Month in June. This gastronomic, gourmet event will showcase the many culinary delights which London has to offer, highlighting leading restaurants and promoting the city’s top chefs.


Everyone can remember when horse meat found itself on menus back in 2013, but what about the more recent 250,000 servings of beef lasagne containing pork?

An inspection by an Environmental Health Officer (EHO) should provide an opportunity to showcase the high standards to which you operate. This is your chance to achieve or retain that coveted 5 Food Hygiene Rating.

It has been more than two years since the law on how allergen information must be provided by food businesses was changed. Despite this, a recent survey by the FSA and Allergy UK found one in four had suffered a reaction while eating out since the new legislation came into force.

Go For Gold


The results of the FSA's Total Diet Study which was published today, confirm that people in the UK currently consume higher levels of acrylamide than is desirable. This campaign is part of the FSA's wider work to reduce the level of the chemical that people consume through raising awareness of how it is produced.


Downing Street has welcomed talk of a quick deal with Donald Trump’s new administration but Theresa May has been warned by campaigners and politicians that a rushed trade deal with Donald Trump's US administration could put the NHS, the environment and food safety at risk.

Workplace culture

Many hospitality professionals are reviewing their workplace culture with a view to improving it.

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As the top CIEH Premium Centre, Food Alert is proud to announce that, in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, we are launching a modern paperless solution to multiple-choice question examinations.


This innovative approach to taking your CIEH course exam brings you great benefits: