Food Standards Scotland's guidance is aimed to assist the food and drink sector in following government guidance on infection prevention and control measures against COVID-19. It provides further clarification on:
To accompany the guidance, FSS have developed a risk assessment tool which will help food businesses plan to re-start as lockdown restrictions are relaxed and assist those which are already operating to review the steps they have taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 whilst ensuring food safety.
Some food and drink businesses have found it helpful to issue a briefing to employees, detailing the measures being taken to maintain social distancing and provide regular updates on company guidance. Click here for an example sent to us from a member.