BSI Verified Kitchen Service

Food safety in your kitchen is just as important as the quality and sustainability of our food supply. Organizations around the world recognize the value of using basic food handling practices to minimize the risk of food contamination. The impact of food poisoning outbreaks linked to food companies greatly affects branding and repeat business.

It is assumed by many people that food poisoning is a result of poor quality of food or food handling. In reality most of the food poisoning cases occur due to poor kitchen hygiene, with germs from raw foods (including meat products, fruits and vegetables) being transferred to kitchen surfaces or other foods whilst preparing meals, or food not being cooked properly, poor GMP and storage practices.

BSI Verified Kitchen offerings

BSI Verified Kitchen provides inclusive offerings to keep commercial kitchens hygienic, safe and healthy – ensuring making an excellence a habit among the food handlers and improving operational efficiency. BSI Verified Kitchen does not only helps in improving the brand image of the organization but also helps in providing an effective and innovative food safety solutions to the organizations to prevent cross-contamination, improve employee safety and meet compliance standards.

BSI Verified Kitchen specifies the requirements based on ‘BSI Catering scheme standard’ for design, implementation and maintenance of prerequisite programmes (PRPs) to assist in controlling food safety hazards in catering. Applicable to all organisations which are involved in the processing, preparation, distribution, transport and serving of food and meals that wish to implement PRPs in accordance to required regulation.

Benefits of BSI Verified Kitchen

  • Enhanced ability to identify potential food safety risks from GMP
  • Correct implementation of kitchen practices and GMP
  • Improved understanding and compliance of company SOPs in kitchens.
  • Compliance with global best practice
  • Be able to review existing work place GMPs and amend them accordingly, if require
  • Prevent food contamination by the use of good food handling / food hygiene practices
  • Explain food safety risks from GMP
  • Demonstrate knowledge of each GMP component and their impact on food safety
  • Recognition across the industry