UK: Vacuum packing training online

18-09-2009 | |

A new online training course about vacuum packing and modified atmosphere packing of food has been developed by the Food Standards Agency.

The course aims to give local authority food law enforcement officers who are responsible for food hygiene an enhanced understanding of the vacuum packing processes, and the importance of microbiological safety in their use.

The course might also be of interest to anyone wanting to learn more about the food poisoning bacterium Clostridium botulinum and food safety.

The training tool will be exhibited at the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health conference in Nottingham, 21–23 September.

Natalie Berkhout Freelance journalist