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The importance of correctly displaying your Food Hygiene Rating has been highlighted by a recent fraud case in Derby. Food businesses must be honest about their results or they could face severe penalties.

PizzaExpress blog

Food Alert is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with PizzaExpress. The well known pizza chain has signed an agreement to use Food Alert’s safety management platform, FACT, and auditing software, Auditus, across their entire portfolio of sites. 

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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.

kitchens

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.

EColi

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.

Acrylamide

New government legislation was recently announced stating that food business operators are required to put in place simple and practical steps to manage acrylamide within their food safety management systems. Read our blog for further details on the regulation, who it will affect and guidance on how to reduce acrylamide within the specified foods.

Listeriosis

The world’s largest ever Listeriosis outbreak has illustrated the importance for food producers, distributors and restaurateurs to maintain high food safety standards. Read our blog for tips on how to prevent the spread of this deadly disease.

A restaurant, in South Oxfordshire, that ignored a Food Hygiene Emergency Prohibition Notice was recently fined £35,000 after staff continued to prepare food in prohibited rooms.

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