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Schools can now buy Epi pens from pharmacies

Schools can now buy Epi pens from pharmacies

It is now legal for schools to buy Epi pens without a prescription. This allows them to hold a stock of these self-contained injectable adrenaline devices and potentially save the lives of those who go into an allergic anaphlyactic shock. …

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Should labelling laws for allergens be extended?

Should labelling laws for allergens be extended?

Following the tragic death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove has announced a consultation period around tightening labelling laws. The teenager died after suffering an allergic reaction to a Pret a Manger baguette. Currently food prepared on the …

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Faster searches for local food hygiene ratings

Faster searches for local food hygiene ratings

OMG! Now as you know Blue Cloud Training is based in the Midlands and we are always available to offer advice regarding how to get a good food hygiene rating. As Ex EHO’s we are very familiar with the Code …

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Are you Colour Co-ordinated?

Are you Colour Co-ordinated?

Chopping boards should be stored grouped by colour-coding as this avoids potential cross-contamination. The revised EColi 0157 issued in Dec 2018 states the obligations of the food business operator to control cross-contamination. This revised guidance should be implemented into your …

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Wine Bottle Hygiene

Wine Bottle Hygiene

Ever thought that picking  up a wine bottle stored on the floor and then putting it on a customer’s table might spread contamination? Well our new client The Blacksmiths Arms, Barrow-in-Soar, are well aware of the potential problem so have a …

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