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Food Safety Culture

Food Safety Culture

Food safety culture is a mindset throughout all levels of an organisation, no matter its size, to put food safety to the forefront of its business goals and development. Evidence of a good food safety culture might be; commitment of all management and employees to produce and distribute safe food; leadership geared toward safe food […]

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BRITISH RETAIL CONSORTIUM (BRC) GLOBAL STANDARD

BRITISH RETAIL CONSORTIUM (BRC) GLOBAL STANDARD

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standard for Food Safety is one of the most prominent certification standards and has been adopted by food retailers and food manufacturers all around the world. It is an international Food Safety Management Systems Standard and is one of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized certification schemes. The […]

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The importance of allergen awareness

The importance of allergen awareness

A food allergy is an abnormal reaction of a person’s immune system to certain proteins in food. These proteins are known as “allergens” and these reactions at times can be fatal.  Incidences with allergens in developed countries has shown a steady rise since the 1950’s. In Ireland it is estimated that 3% of the population […]

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Remote Working during Covid-19

Remote Working during Covid-19

How are you getting on at home?   Since March most Irish workers are working from home and employers are managing their team remotely. Indications are that this working model will remain. People are saving time and travel costs but stress levels may not be lowered.   It is now time to ask, “how are […]

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Takeaway in the time of Covid

Takeaway in the time of Covid

In these challenging times takeaway is most hospitality businesses only option due to a lack of outdoor space. Takeaways have their own obstacles such as a lack of revenue generation in comparison to full table service or the wider group of competitors in recent weeks. Below are a few novel ways of competing while increasing […]

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