Caterers fined for Salmonella Hog Roast

Published: 12 Nov 2019

A hog roast caterer has recently been ordered to pay £250,000 following a wedding event they catered for at a hotel venue.

58 guests became ill and 3 hospitalised after tucking into the hog roast and the newlyweds also had to cancel their dream honeymoon to the Dominican Republic.

Following an investigation by Lichfield District Council the contaminated meat was described as dangerously undercooked.  It also added that Galloping Gourmet Ltd had not taken customers health and safety seriously enough.

As a business CSC audit and provide an annual accreditation to a number of catering company’s throughout the UK.  The process ensures the caterers have; detailed food safety management system, suitable premises to operate from and staff have suitable food safety knowledge to caterer for such an event.

To ensure your events run smoothly and to protect your venues reputation, the accreditation audit is highly recommended prior to allowing any catering company to undertake an event.

For further information please contact the CSC office.