Meat safety breaches

Hot in the news again this week – more meat/butchery plants are identified as breaching food safety in the UK.  A shocking 540 out of 890 factories have been charged with at least one major non-compliance of hygiene safety regulations in the last 3 years....

Can you get food poisoning from rice?

Food poisoning from eating a rice salad or reheated rice is quite common – why is this? Uncooked rice often contains spores of Bacillus cereus, a bacterium that can cause food poisoning.  These spores can survive when the rice is cooked.  When cooked rice is...

Environmental Health Inspection

Keep your Environmental Health Inspector smiling Your Environmental Health Inspection is split into three main headings and you need to score highly in all three areas to achieve/retain a Level 5 Food Hygiene Rating. As a reminder the three areas are –  ...