Details of the Agency's work to help promote good food hygiene in businesses and at home.
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Wednesday 14 May 2014
Campylobacter is the most common cause of food poisoning in the UK. You can’t see it, smell it or even taste it on food, but if it affects you, you won’t forget it. A common cause of campylobacter poisoning is cross-contamination from raw poultry. We’re working with the industry to tackle levels of campylobacter in poultry, but there are simple things you can do to stay safe.
Monday 17 March 2014
Staying in the UK for the holidays? Then throw away your passport and get planning. From romantic breaks and weekends away to family camping trips and tours, we all agree that good food is an integral part of a great holiday break or day out.
Friday 10 January 2014
After flowers or chocolates, the next big question that’s usually on the agenda for Valentine’s Day is where to go for that romantic meal? No matter where they decide, our campaign is designed to encourage consumers to keep hygiene standards in mind when they decide where to eat out.
Thursday 31 October 2013
This Christmas, the FSA is running two campaigns to help everyone celebrate with food. 'Make Christmas go further' encourages consumers to keep safe from food poisoning by storing and using leftovers safely as well as checking 'use by' dates. 'Recipe for a great meal out this Christmas' encourages consumers to include the FHRS and the FHIS as one of the ingredients for a great meal out.
Thursday 19 September 2013
The Food Standards Agency is encouraging food business to make the most of their food hygiene rating, or 'Pass', to help attract customers. A toolkit offering guidance, images, logos and web banners is available.
Tuesday 4 June 2013
We've created the Kitchen Check, a simple tool that helps you find out if your kitchen habits are putting you, or your family and friends, at risk of food poisoning.
Friday 8 February 2013
Think you can judge a restaurant’s hygiene by what you see? Think again. Our campaign, which prompts consumers to question the choices they make when eating out, is running across the UK until the end of March 2013.
Thursday 16 February 2012
'Food safety on a budget' was the theme for Food Safety Week 2012. It promoted the importance of good food hygiene in the home, and focused on how people can ensure that they keep their food safe when trying to save money.
Friday 26 August 2011
The organisers of next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games estimate that 14 million meals will be served at more than 40 Olympic venues across the UK. The total number of people to feed, and the amount of food required to feed them, make the Games the largest peace-time catering operation in the world.