Glasgow (Year 2) (Closed)
Wednesday 6 November 2002
5 and 6 November 2002
Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland with a population in excess of 600,000. Glasgow has a varied and mixed business community including a high number of food businesses operated by ethnic minorities and complex buildings with several food outlets such as department stores, major hotels and restaurants. The food manufacturing base is relatively small.
Food Service Plan – A detailed, comprehensive and well written Service Plan has been produced, which meets the requirements of The Standard.
Food Premises Database – A check on the accuracy of the database showed that 16 out of 16 businesses randomly selected had been entered on to the database.
Complaints about the Service – A procedure is in place for dealing with complaints.
Food Sampling – The Authority have produced a sampling programme. Examination of the sampling files indicates that Officers have followed the appropriate policy and procedures.
Inspection Reports and Records – Where food standards inspection reports had been sent to proprietors, these had been issued in accordance with Code of Practice No. 8.
Control and Investigation of outbreaks and Food Related Infectious Diseases - The Authority have set up and implemented a documented procedure which is currently under review. Investigation of recent food poisoning incidents have been carried out in accordance with this procedure.
Follow-Up Action to Year 1 Non-Conformances – To date those that have required completion have been completed, within the specified timescale.
Food Standards Inspections – Inspections of premises specified in Policy document No. 7 are being carried out in accordance with Code of Practice No 8. However, the calculations in relation to risk rating are not shown in the files for all of the other premises.
Documented Policies and Procedures – Although the Authority has a document control system in place, two out of date forms were found to be in use.