Fire risk minimisation: Code of Practice for the Food Industry Supported by Insurers (Nov 2007)

A new food industry Code of Practice on Fire Risk Minimisation has been published by the Insurers’ Fire Research Strategy Scheme (‘InFiReS’), in association with the Association of Insurers and Risk Managers in Commerce (‘AIRMIC’) and the Food Industry Panels Group (‘FIPG’). The Code has the support of the UK insurance industry. It updates the previous guidance published in 2003 by the FIPG – a broad consortium of trade associations in the food manufacturing, storage and distribution sectors led by the Chilled Food Association (CFA). Designed to provide advice across all the various sectors of the food industry, the new […]

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Relaunched website for the chilled food industry (Nov 2007)

The Chilled Food Association has relaunched its highly successful website at www.chilledfood.org. With improved navigation and search facilities the newly designed website continues to offer a wealth of information on food safety and hygiene as well as resources for journalists, students, authorities, enforcers and industry. The website provides a unique repository for: guidance (downloads) on safety assurance, hygiene, management, shelf life, and legislation e.g. Microbiological Criteria for Food Regulations 2073/2005/EC; industry information such as market data; chilled food-related events (i.e. courses, conferences and exhibitions); CFA position statements on a variety of issues; and information for students. The website is linked […]

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First woman to chair CFA (8 Mar 2007)

Helen Sisson, Group Technical Director of Greencore Group, has been appointed as the first woman to chair the Chilled Food Association (CFA). Helen has been involved with the CFA for 6 years, including serving on the CFA Executive Committee for the past 3 years. She has 20 years experience within the Food Industry, the majority of which have been spent working with chilled foods. CFA and its members are at the forefront of hygiene standards in chilled food production. These standards are used as the basis of European industry professional guidelines and are promoted worldwide by CFA. CFA is recognised […]

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