We’ve already talked about the importance of food safety, however, ensuring that every member of your staff is constantly complying with the most basic food safety requirements will always be a challenge for every food business. You can’t keep watch over your staff 24/7 and you shouldn’t have to. Your internal policies should be enough to ensure that every member of your staff follows basic food safety procedures.
If your business operates within any part of the food industry, you must:
Keeping a business compliant with the constantly evolving food safety legislation can prove difficult for every business, regardless of size. That’s why many businesses within the food industry employ the services of external food safety consultancies. An external food safety consultancy, such as STS Solutions, can ease your workload by not only advising you on what changes your business need to make, but they can physically help you enact the required changes. If you’re completing all the above mentioned basic food safety requirements but have only achieved a food safety rating of 3, what would you do to increase your rating to a 5? An external consultancy would be able to attend your premise to complete a range of services such as conducting a food safety audit, helping with the development of a HACCP system or providing your business with a food safety management system. By using the services of an external consultancy, you could very easily increase a low rating to a 5* rating in minimal time and you would be able to outwardly demonstrate to EHO’s that you are actively taking steps to protect your business, your staff and your customers.