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The 2019 Summer Sale!

Our summer sale has just launched! We have an amazing 10% summer sale discount on all our in-house and open courses booked before 5pm on Friday 30th August 2019. Maximise your training budget with our summer sale! We know times are tough, so it’s important to get the best value training for your budget. All …

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Going back to basics: Listeria control

Refocusing on the basics for controlling Listeria The recent tragic deaths we have seen from the Listeria outbreak in hospital sandwiches should be taken as a prompt for us all to refocus on the basics. The control of Listeria relies on many individual elements of prerequisites and GMP, which must all be robustly implemented and …

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Our Level 4 HACCP course produced an award-winning delegate!

We are delighted that one of our delegates, Cath Marsland from CSM Bradford, has been awarded the joint highest mark in 2018 in the HABC Level 4 HACCP for Management examination. Cath attended our open course in Leeds in April 2018. At the Highfield Conference on the 13th June 2019 ‘Improving Food Safety in a …

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Food Safety Culture – 5 step process for meeting BRC Issue 8 requirements

Food safety culture: How are you getting on with meeting BRC issue 8 requirements? We are all well aware of the multiple issues, many involving the meat industry, that resulted in food safety and quality culture being forced up the agenda. It’s a positive step forward that food safety and quality culture is now a …

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Food Defence, VACCP, TACCP and Product Integrity – how does it all fit together?

One of the main questions I get asked at Food Defence and Product Integrity courses is “how does it all fit together?” The terminology can be confusing at the best of times! I’m not a fan of the acronyms VACCP and TACCP for a couple of reasons. Firstly, CCPs should be exclusively used to manage …

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A round up of 2018 – Adele’s Thoughts

Round up of 2018

Well that went fast, another year gone! Here’s a round-up of my thoughts on the events of 2018. Brexit – stockpiling risks At the time of writing, the Brexit carnage/turmoil/chaos (choose your preferred descriptor!) continues, with the Parliamentary vote on Theresa May’s deal being postponed. Emergency plans for a no-deal Brexit appear to be progressing …

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