The industry guide to good hygiene practice is the first update of such guidelines in twenty years and is reported to have been launched after an investigation into the death of a grandmother who died of suspected food poisoning linked to eating at a pub carvery. The updated guidelines have been welcomed by the Food Standards Agency and will be officially launched on the 11 July.
It is recommended that food serving pubs buy a copy of the guidelines. It is predicted that the guidelines will be extensively used by Local Authorities.
The guidelines will include requirements of complying with the Law, guidance to achieve top marks in the hygiene rating scheme, requirements for premises and equipment, food hygiene and safety procedures, food safety management, procedures, advice on staff training, best practice arrangements beyond the Law and advice on allergen and complying with food information to customer legislation.
For further information, please contact Andrew Cochrane.