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A leading hotel in Birmingham was recently fined £120,000 at the city’s Magistrates Court after Environmental Health Officers discovered poor hygiene standards and an infestation of mice in the hotel’s kitchen.

Fullers Pubs

Food Alert is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Fuller’s and looks forward to providing a comprehensive range of hygiene and safety support services to this historic London brewer and its pubs nationwide.

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The recent fire at Cameron House Hotel has highlighted the importance of fire safety within the hospitality sector. Read our blog for tips on how to reduce fire risk within your business.

Chopping Board Article

The misuse of wooden boards in food presentation has been highlighted in a recent £50,000 restaurant food poisoning prosecution.  


Food allergies are a growing health concern. Food businesses are open to the significant risk that arises from allergens and their potentially lethal effects. Find out what measures you can take to help reduce this risk.


Following on from our recent Norovirus: prevention and control blog.  We wanted to highlight the risk associated to shellfish and particularly oysters.

If you were not already aware, norovirus can also be contracted by eating contaminated food – in particular, shellfish.

The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS) was introduced in 2010 and, since then, there has been a significant improvement in food safety compliance and food hygiene standards in the hospitality and catering sectors.

Norovirus Article

As winter approaches, norovirus, the winter vomiting bug, comes into the spotlight again. According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), norovirus is a major cause of acute gastroenteritis throughout Europe. 


Are you aware that new EU acrylamide legislation is being introduced next year?  From April 2018, food businesses throughout the UK must implement practical measures to manage acrylamide within their food safety management systems.

Do you work in the hospitality industry or restaurant sector? Effective pest control is absolutely vital to ensure that high standards of safety and hygiene are maintained. Read our tips on how to be vigilant with your pest control.


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