Food Safety Advice

If you're having a barbecue, cooking the Christmas dinner, making a packed lunch or preparing food in a food premises.

This page gives useful links to other websites and to some leaflets providing advice on Food Safety for you at home or if you run a business.

Booklet Name   Download
Allergy and intolerance Rochford council's own guide for caterers on food allergy and intolerance Allergy and Intolerance (Advice to Caterers)
Allergy and Intolerance Food standards Agency The Food Standards Agency guide to food allergy and intolerance for domestic, business Allergy and Intolerance Food standards Agency
Barbecue Food Safety - NHS Advice from the NHS on preparing cooking food for your barbecue Barbecue Food Safety NHS
Eggs Advice from the British egg industry on egg safety from storing cooking and handling eggs Eggs
Egg Handling guidelines British Egg Industry information for caterers on using storing and handling eggs Egg Handling guidelines
     
Fish Advice from the NHS on healthy eating safe storage and cooking of fish Fish
Fish and Shellfish for Food Businesses Advice from the Food Standards Agency on Fish and shellfish for food business Fish and Shellfish for Food Businesses
Food Handlers Fitness to Work - FSA Food standards Agency information on food handling if you become sick Food Handlers Fitness to Work FSA
Food poisoning Advice from the NHS about food poisoning Food poisoning
Food poisoning causes Advice from the NHS about the causes of food poisoning Food poisoning causes
Fruit and vegetables Advice from the NHS on how to wash store and prepare fruit and vegetables Fruit and vegetables
Germs Advice from the NHS about how to prevent the spread of germs Germs
Hand washing NHS guide on how to wash your hands properly How to Wash Your Hands
Ice cubes and using ice for drinks Rochford Council's own guide to using ice for drinks Safe Ice For Drinks
Packed lunches Rochford Council's own guide to preparing a safe packed lunch Packed lunches
Party food Rochford Council's own guide to preparing food for parties It's Party Time - Advice on Christmas Party Catering
Rice - cooking, storing and serving Advice from the NHS about cooking rice Rice - cooking, storing and serving
Rice Rochford Council's own guide on the use of boiled and fried rice for business & caterers Advice To The Catering Trade On The Use Of Boiled and Fried Rice
Turkey Advice from the NHS on defrosting, cooking and storing leftovers Turkey