all have seen through the media, the cost of bad practices and poor
food handling have resulted in large fines and in the more extreme
cases the death of members of the public, (e.g. Lancashire Outbreak)
The end result of any food poisoning outbreak can bring bad
publicity and the possibility of prosecutions, which is why the
the food you produce must be of highest quality, both in its presentation
By the time you are made aware of a potential food
safety problem, it will be too late to take any pro-active steps;
the EHO (Environmental
Health Officer) will call to investigate any complaint a customer
has made due to food poisoning etc.
This is why we offer this valuable
service to our clients to coincide with our food safety inspection
service. This provides us with the
ideal opportunity to obtain samples of food that may be contaminated
from whatever source whether it is by Physical, Chemical, or Biological
These samples would then be sent to a Public Health
Laboratory specialising in bacterial testing and the results then
forwarded to the client
upon receipt. This will form part of your systems should the need
arise to prepare a due diligence defence.
If required, this would
then be followed by a detailed Food Safety Inspection to ensure that
all possible actions have been rectified,
and that the premises meet the required standards.
for an informal discussion concerning your requirements.