Leading food safety consultancy Advanced Food Safety Limited, have achieved yet another first by being awarded the coveted Accredited Practice Award by the British Accreditation Bureau. Advanced Food Safety Limited becomes the first food safety consultancy to receive this award and one of only twenty consultancy companies throughout the UK.

The British Accreditation Bureau’s accreditation scheme is the foremost certification body for consultants and consultancy organisations and it’s database of registered consultants is used by over 75% of the UK Government’s Business Support Agencies such as Business Link for funded consultancy projects for small & medium sized businesses.

Accredited practices and consultants undergo a comprehensive vetting procedure that verifies the companies track record, performance and client satisfaction, thus giving the client the assurance that they are receiving expert help and at competitive rates.

Advanced Food Safety Limited specialise in developing food safety quality management systems & hazard analysis to meet the stringent requirements of the British Retail Consortium Standard which is endorsed by the major food retailers. The company provides a complete consultancy & training service to the food, catering and hospitality industries on a world-wide basis. Already this year Advanced Food Safety have assisted a Rochdale based bakery achieve the highest level of accreditation under this standard through a consultancy project part funded by Business Link.

David Fenn, Chief Executive of The British Accreditation Bureau, stated “I am very pleased that Advanced Food Safety Limited have achieved this award and are setting the standard for companies in their sector”.

Russell Parry, Director of Advanced Food Safety Limited stated “I am delighted that the company has achieved this award, the demanding standards of this accreditation sets us apart from our competitors and the funding which can be available to clients will enable us to expand business further especially to small & medium size organisations”.

Earlier this year Advanced Food Safety Limited launched SAFER FOOD On-Line which is the first Internet based food safety course approved by the Royal Institute of Public Health & Hygiene, the company also offers the complete range of nationally recognised food safety courses.