The resources highlighted below are intended to help authorised officers and lead food officers in England meet their development needs both during and after their competency assessment processes. The starting point is the Food Law Code of Practice.
Core Learning Resources
See in particular:
- Implementation of procedures based on HACCP principles, 2005
- Implementation of certain provisions of Regulation 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs, 2012
- Implementation of certain provision of Regulation 853/2004 on the hygiene of food of animal origin, 2009
- Key questions related to import requirements and the new rules on food hygiene and official food controls, 2014
Public Health England, 2009
ABC Food Law
Free training courses for officers working for local authorities and port health authorities in England
Assessing trends with a view to guiding future EU policies
European Commission, 2015
Membership organisation and qualifying body for food professionals in Europe concerned with all aspects of food science and technology.
Membership organisation and independent charity dedicated to the improvement of the public’s health and wellbeing, helping to inform policy and practice, and working to educate, empower and support communities and individuals to live healthily.
Membership organisation of food industry specialists focused on hygiene and technology issues, providing a forum for networking and sharing best practice.
Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Combase Consortium: Institute of Food Research (UK), USDA Agricultural Research Service (USA), Food Safety Centre (Australia)
Online tool for quantitative food microbiology, focused on the study and prediction of how microorganisms survive and grow under a variety of conditions.