Day: May 23, 2016

IE: Berries – Advice to boil imported frozen berries

Food Safety Authority of Ireland: Why is the FSAI reiterating its advice to boil imported frozen berries for one minute? As a result of recent outbreaks of norovirus in Sweden and hepatitis A virus in Australia, both of which have been linked to the consumption of imported frozen berries, the FSAI is reiterating its advice to continue to boil imported frozen berries for one minute before consumption. This is particularly important when serving these foods to vulnerable people such as nursing home residents.

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Day: May 23, 2016

UK: BRC Global Standards announces launch date for industry leading food safety culture module

BRC Global Standards: BRC Global Standards has today announced the launch in June of a new voluntary module assessing food safety culture.

Food safety culture is a growing focus in the industry, and this module delivers thorough analysis and insight into working culture; complementing existing food safety programmes with valuable understanding of a site’s culture and areas for action.

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