It’s a legal requirement for food businesses to have a food safety management system appropriate to the size or complexity of the business, to make sure the food they produce is safe.
The tools listed below are all free to use and can help you develop your food safety management system:
Safer Food Better Business (SFBB)
Designed for small businesses. It provides a template that you can use to ensure the food you produce is safe.
Low Risk Food Safety Management
Checklist designed for caterers who are carrying out low risk activities that generally don’t require temperature control to keep the food safe.
MyHACCP web tool
A free Food Standards Agency web tool for small food manufacturing businesses. This guides you through the process of developing a food safety management plan based on the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles that are required by EU Food Hygiene rules.
Butchers HACCP template document
A guide for butchers on how to handle food safely based on the principles of HACCP.
Advice about vacuum packing food
Food handlers: fitness to work - Advice on managing staff and stopping the spread of infection.