Covid-19 Guidance For Food Businesses

The Government published new guidance aimed at supporting food businesses to manage risks from Covid-19 whilst continuing to carry out their critical roles.

In summary:

  • There is no current requirements for significant additional measures to ensure food safety, beyond the existing high standards maintained by UK food businesses (eg. HACCP).
  • Enhanced handwashing procedures should be implemented as per previous Government advice to all businesses.
  • The guidance also includes information on how to manage sick employees and implement social distancing measures in the workplace.

The full guidance can be found here:

As ever, please get in touch with any concerns you encounter during this uncertain and rapidly developing situation.

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