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.
- 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: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-food-businesses/guidance-for-food-businesses-on-coronavirus-covid-19
As ever, please get in touch with any concerns you encounter during this uncertain and rapidly developing situation.