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Free Support for Businesses in Scotland

With new regulations on waste disposal in Scotland affecting businesses of all sizes, Resource Efficient Scotland is offering free, independent specialist advice and support on energy efficiency (including renewables), water efficiency, materials efficiency and waste prevention, re-use and recycling. 

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Guidance Notes on the Labelling of Sandwiches and food to go products, including hot food items

This set of guidelines for labelling sandwiches and food to go products under the new Food Information regulations has been published by the British Sandwich & Food to Go Association. (Correct as at 2nd May 2018).

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Moisture in Tomatoes

The water content in tomatoes making sandwiches go soggy is a common problem and there are no easy answers.

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Salt Reduction in Packaged Sandwiches - Letter to Dr Jebb

Salt Reduction in Packaged Sandwiches - Letter to Dr Jebb

This is a letter sent to Dr. Susan Jebb from the Obesity and Food Policy Branch concerning proposed new salt targets.

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Registration of Food Businesses

Registration of Food Businesses

If you are starting a new food business, the law requires that you register your operation with your local environmental health authority.....

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Sandwich Industry Guidelines

Sandwich Industry Guidelines

The Stationery Office has agreed discounts for members wishing to purchase the manufacturing and foodservice guides they have published with the BSA.

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Listeria Guidelines for Hospitals and Healthcare Centres

Listeria Guidelines for Hospitals and Healthcare Centres

The Food Standards Agency and the Department of Health have issued a factsheet reminding those providing food to vulnerable people of the key steps they can take to minimise the risk of listeriosis. This factsheet is mainly for those involved in healthcare catering. However, you may wish to be aware of this, particularly if any of you supply chilled ready-to-eat foods to healthcare organisations.

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The Microbiological Criteria for Foodstuffs Regulation

The Microbiological Criteria for Foodstuffs Regulation

The Microbiological Criteria for Foodstuffs Regulation has applied since 11 January 2006 and complements the EU food hygiene legislation. 

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Product Purchasing Specifications

Product Purchasing Specifications

Detailed advice from the BSA's technical auditor on key factors to consider when purchasing sandwich making ingredients.

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