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Food safety course will help Fenland businesses to be ‘5 rating’ ready!

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A food safety training course to help businesses improve their food safety management is

being held by Fenland District Council later this month.

Course will help firms to gain 'five star' rating for food hygiene. (4651346)
Course will help firms to gain 'five star' rating for food hygiene. (4651346)

The course is being held at the council’s offices in Melbourne Avenue, March, on Wednesday, October 24, and is suitable for anyone working in an environment where food is prepared, cooked or handled.

The course is delivered by the council's experienced environmental health officers, who carry out food hygiene inspections across Fenland.

Attendees will receive the latest food safety updates as well as advice and guidance from the Food Standards Agency on how to achieve and maintain the highest food hygiene ratings. Other topics will include how to prevent food poisoning, effective cleaning of food premises and the importance of effective hand washing.

The training course costs £40 per person and can be booked online at: www.fenland.gov.uk/foodtraining

Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance which is recognised as suitable training for employees who work in the food/catering sector and acknowledged during food safety inspections.

For more information contact course tutor Dawn Sadler on 01354 622492 or email:


* The Council is also holding a free food safety seminar for businesses on today,

October 17, at Fenland Hall, County Road, March, from 10am-12.30pm.

The event will include talks from food safety and public health experts to help local food businesses to improve and update their food safety understanding and knowledge. Please note the seminar is for information only and not recognised as providing suitable and sufficient training in the same way as the food safety course.

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