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The consequences of food poisoning can be devastating not only for the consumer but also for the business that may have served their food, with local authority fines and civil claims on the rise. 

tea towel

A recent study by researchers from the University of Mauritius highlighted, that the multi-use of tea towels in kitchens pose a significant risk of contamination and can cause food poisoning.


The summer, so far, has been one of the hottest on record, with extreme temperatures raising the heat in commercial kitchens to dangerous levels. During this time of year, heat stress is a serious concern amongst those working in bakeries and catering kitchens.

Hawk Safety Partnership

On Monday 25th June 2018, Food Alert, a leading safety consultancy and technology firm and Hawk Safety, a food safety compliance hardware and software solutions provider signed a distribution partnership agreement to supply their integrated products to the UK hospitality industry.

IT Administrator Blog

The third edition of our ‘day in the life of’ feature is focused on our IT Administrator, Khurram Shahzad.  Khurram has been working at the company for almost 5 years and is a valued member of the Food Alert team.

Safety and Health Banner

Our sister company Auditus, professional auditing software that is built for business, is being showcased at the Safety and Health Expo on 19th-21st June.

Food Allergen Detection Devices

We live in a world where technology is more advanced than ever before. We are surrounded by devices and gadgets which are designed to give us information immediately in real-time.

Bouncy Castle Safety

The tragic death of a 7 year old girl on a bouncy castle and subsequent convictions has highlighted the importance of following safety procedures.  Find out what steps to take to avoid this happening.


A major E. coli outbreak in the US has highlighted the dangers of this bacteria and the importance of properly prepping salads, fruit and raw vegetables.  Read our advice on how to reduce the risk of infection.

Nut Allergies

With rising numbers of people in the UK suffering from food allergies, it is vital that restaurants and food businesses take the appropriate measures to minimise exposure.  Find out how to comply with regulations and cut your risk.


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