April 1, 2020

We have been advised by a food producer this morning that pest contractors are only going to provide emergency services. This means that anyone with a contract that has non toxic baits throughout is vulnerable as the regular inspections will no longer occur and the rep...

March 13, 2020

Those referring to herd immunity without any other mitigation other than self isolation after an individual could have been carrying and spreading the virus for 14 days should not be in office.

The key factor is to slow the spread as much as possible for the following r...

September 4, 2019

There is an epidemic of massive proportions of African Swine Flu in China ravaging the country and killing millions of pigs. A senior analyst, Christine McCracken at RaboReasearch, Netherlands, estimates this will equate to 300 million to 350 million pigs lost in China...

August 7, 2019

The review by the FSA and FSS of Meat Cutting Plants and Cold Stores Final report October 2018 states as follows:- FBOs 'to have at least one person (staff member or contracted support) as a minimum with adequate training in the application of HACCP principles. Good pr...

July 28, 2019

There has been pressure placed on the meat industry by some UK authorities due to the adoption of a guideline widely published as a standard for high care / high risk foods such as smoked salmon. This guideline has been used and quoted in relation to vacuum packed raw...

April 7, 2017

A great seminar was organised by #East Lothian Food and Drink for #Outsource Solution today. Duncan took the members through the minefield of food and drink #labelling. It was an excellent opportunity to meet the members with a lively question and answer session. A big...

March 23, 2017

Level 4 HACCP training

Exciting opportunity to attend Level 4 HACCP training this Spring in Central Scotland. Never worry about HACCP and its content again. You will gain an insight into HACCP that will clear all the mysteries once and for all and ensure your business w...

March 14, 2017

Exciting opportunity to attend Level 4 HACCP training this Spring in Central Scotland. Never worry about HACCP and its content again. You will gain an insight into HACCP that will clear all the mysteries once and for all and ensure your business will benefit from a rob...

March 8, 2017

The Company – a successful meat processors with retail outlets based in Dundee, are looking to recruit a Production Manager/QA. This is a family run business which is firmly focused on delivering the highest standards in both its retail and food service operations. Thi...

January 13, 2017

Outsource Solution wishes you a Happy New Year.

Throughout 2017 we will be running a series of localised training courses to suit manufacturers and producers. Our first location is Orkney where we will be running Level 4 Advanced Hygiene for Manufacturing 23rd – 27th Ja...

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