All food business must have a food safety system and keep documents for their food operations:
Hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP)
1. Food business operators shall put in place, implement and maintain a permanent procedure or procedures based on the HACCP principles.
2. The HACCP principles consist of the following:
When any modification is made in the product, process, or any step, food business operators shall review the procedure and make the necessary changes to it. The following options are available to enable small food business operators to comply with this:
This does not mean you cannot use your own food safety system as long as it complies with the above HACCP principles.
If you already have a written food safety system and keep appropriate records you need do nothing until we next inspect. If you are unsure whether you comply please contact us for advice.
Information regarding the Safer Food Better Business schemes can be downloaded from: www.food.gov.uk/foodindustry/hygiene/sfbb (This link will open in a new window)
If you would like a free copy of either of the Safer Food Better Business packs to complete you can order this by calling 0845 606 0667 or email Safer Food Better Business Order. Diary refills can also be ordered on the above telephone number.
To accompany the SFBB packs a DVD guide, available in 16 different languages, has been produced to help food businesses implement SFBB and train staff on SFBB. An online version of the DVD is currently being developed and will be available soon.
If you would like to order an SFBB pack or the DVD guide call Food Standards Agency Publications on 0845 606 0667 or email Safer Food Better Business Order
Sector specific Safer Food Better Business packs
In addition to the generic Safer Food Better Business for caterers and retailers, sector specific versions have been developed for:
If you would like a free copy of the sector specific Safer Food Better Business packs to complete you can order this by calling 0845 606 0667 or e-mail Safer Food Better Business Order
New sector specific Safer Food Better Business Packs are being prepared for catering for vulnerable groups, care homes, and child minders and nurseries.
For further information please contact Environmental Health on 01883 732841 or e-mail email@example.com
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Tandridge District Council
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Oxted Surrey RH8 0BT
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