Food Manufacturing

  1. November 2015
    Cedric Fairweather
    'Tis the season to avoid PPE stock outs
    Christmas is a busy time of year for the food industry. Many manufacturers take on hundreds and even thousands of temporary agency staff during the festive period to cope with the increase in seasonal demand. With such a large influx of workers, how does your organisation ensure all staff are trained and compliant, and wearing all of the correct, necessary...
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  2. June 2015
    Barry Woodcock
    The role of gloves in reducing food contamination
    The risk of contaminating food with harmful bacteria is always an important issue for food manufacturers. After all, the last thing you want to do is fall foul of retailer scrutiny and, worse, cause illness to unsuspecting consumers. However, as the Food Standards Agency (FSA) reports new highs of contamination in store-bought chickens, the time is right for a renewed...
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  3. May 2015
    Barry Woodcock
    Six tips for selecting hand protection for the food industry
    When it comes to hand protection, the food industry has to work to a different set of rules than other manufacturing environments. Food manufacturers’ responsibilities are extensive, as are the rules and regulations they must adhere to. Staff safety is always important, but so too is the need to minimise any possibility of contamination. A food manufacturer must protect the...
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