Research and analysis

Hygiene and catering at large events: follow-up study

A study on caterers' hygiene practices and the microbiological quality of ready-to-eat food and drinks.


Follow up study of hygiene practices in catering premises at large scale events in the UK

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This document provides evidence that the food hygiene at large scale events may be improving. It looks at caterers’ hygiene practices and focuses on the microbiological quality of:

  • ready-to-eat food
  • drinking water
  • food preparation surfaces
  • cleaning cloths
  • wristbands worn by food handlers
Published 10 July 2013