Safer Food, Better Business
All food businesses must have a written Food Safety Management System.
The Food Standards Agency have produced a pack called Safer Food, Better Business that helps small businesses comply with the law. Using this pack will save you having to write your own system. It is jargon free - and easy to use.
The scheme is for small caterers, and retailers who are not part of a larger chain.
If your business is in Hertfordshire or Bedfordshire, you can attend a training course for a small fee. On the course, you will be shown how to use the pack. As the Food Standard Agency are no longer producing free packs, you will have to download a pack from their website. It should take you less than four hours to fill in the pack initially, and about a minute to complete the daily records.
‘This is great – it’s definitely a document for all establishments – you just tailor it to yourself’ - Restaurant Manager
‘It’s great that they’ve used lots of graphics as I have some non English-speaking people in the kitchen – I can show them this and they’ll understand’ - Café Manager
To get more information, or to book a place on a course, call the Safer Food, Better Business hotline on 0845 234 0338.
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