The June 2012 edition of this long-running and respected journal saw the publication of an article by Ian Thomas entitled “Food law and services issues when engaging a contract caterer”. The article highlights the issues that arise when a host business uses an outside contractor to provide on-site catering facilities.
The production of safe food undertaken in hygienic conditions is of paramount importance. The host and the caterer must ensure that they each know the extent of their responsibilities so that safety and quality are maintained. Failure to do so could lead to non-compliance with legal and contractual obligations and could result in food poisoning or the threat of formal enforcement action.
For the full article see: Health and Safety Review June 2012