Category - Food Safety

29
Mar

Serving undercooked burgers – our advice

Recently there has been an increase in the popularity to serve burgers ‘pink’. At CSC we highly recommend that burgers are cooked thoroughly to avoid the risk of the spread of E-Coli, especially to vulnerable groups (including adults over 60, pregnant women, children and persons with immune-compromised conditions). Should our clients feel they need to fulfil this …

29
Mar

Implementation of sentencing guidelines will result in larger fines being issued for food offences

On the back of the sentencing guidelines being issued in Feb 2016, Mr Justice Holroyde, a High Court Judge and member of the Sentencing Council for England and Wales addressed the TIFSIP conference on the following points: For the first time, courts in England and Wales must now follow the sentencing council guidelines when issuing …

25
Jan

Guidance for reheating foods safely

Reheating food is considered a good way of reducing waste and expenditure, but inefficient reheating can be dangerous. Food poisoning affects around a million people each year in the UK, and roughly 100 people will suffer the consequences so severely they die from it. The largest cause of food poisoning is the bacteria called Campylobacter …

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