Archive for the ‘Food Safety’ Category

Yummy cakes and glitter

Friday, May 11th, 2012

You know those yummy looking cakes we all love ?


Government to pay for food virus research

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

The government’s Food Standards Agency is to pay for a systematic review on the survival of norovirus in foods and on food contact surfaces.


Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

RSPH (Royal Society of Public Health) Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering This course is for anyone involved in preparing, cooking, or serving food. Good food hygiene can mean safer food, fewer complaints and reduced costs.


Food Safety problems in Europe

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Food Safety continues to dominate the UK headlines today following major food safety scares in Sweden, Germany and France which has resulted in several deaths and hundreds of people falling ill with E.Coli food poisoning.



Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Botulism is a fairly rare type of food poisoning in the UK mainly because of our strict hygiene controls concerning tinned or canned goods. Botulism causes paralysis rather than the more common types that give the sufferer vomiting and or diarrhoea. Botulism is caused by the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum. It is from Clostridium Botulinum that Botox is manufactured.