The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued guidance notes to clarify the steps that food businesses will be expected to take to control the risk of contamination from E. coli O157. This is because serious illness and death can result from serving food contaminated with E. coli O157. Controlling and preventing the spread of this organism is a food safety priority in all businesses handling raw and ready-to-eat foods.The guidance has been developed in response to the serious outbreaks of E. coli O157 food poisoning in Scotland in 1996 and Wales in 2005 and the recommendations of Professor Hugh Pennington's report into the 2005 outbreak.The guidance clearly sets out the necessary steps food businesses should be taking and covers in some...

We undertake investigations into complaints regarding food premises and food purchased within the Erewash Borough. Unfortunately, it is not always possible to establish the cause of the food complaint or to collect sufficient evidence to take...

All staff handling food must have the necessary training and knowledge to ensure they do not compromise the safety of food whilst carrying out their duties.  Training can be obtained by a number of methods such as on-the-job training...

It is a legal requirement to register a business establishment used for a food premises (including market stalls, delivery vehicles and other moveable structures). Registration allows us to keep an up-to-date list of all those premises in our area...

Erewash Borough Council

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