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Five questions to ask yourself when considering a Level 4 HACCP course

Why invest 5 days in a Level 4 HACCP course? As the number of newer risk assessments you’re required to consider keeps increasing (such as integrity, raw material vulnerability, food defence, acrylamide… the list goes on), it’s easy for well established risk assessments, such as HACCP, to get neglected.  When actually, food safety should always remain …

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How to Improve Competency

How to improve competency

Training vs. Competency There is a vast difference between training and competency. ‘Training’ provides a safe and supportive environment for learners to acquire knowledge and practice skills.  The practical and interactive nature of our courses at Adele Adams Associates, provides a fantastic learning opportunity which is a great start to achieving competency. Whereas ‘competency’ is …

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

Food safety culture: How are you getting on with meeting BRCGS 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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