Whether you’re running a food business, or looking to start up, you’ll need to have a food safety management system (based on HACCP principles) in place. It’s the first thing that a visiting inspector asks for when they inspect your food business.
The UK Food Standards Agency has designed a simple system called ‘Safer Food, Better Business’ for caterers that is based on HACCP principles but without all the jargon. Now it is available to you in an App called SFBB+. The SFBB+ App is a digital way of keeping all your SFBB records, including your daily Diary and Temperature records up to date – safe, secure and always available.
You can complete your entire SFBB on your smartphone or tablet, and update it as often as you need to. The App will keep your SFBB+ records in the correct order and manage your version control. You can export and share it whenever you like, to anyone you like – including to your visiting Food Inspector.
If you prefer to complete your Diary or your Temperature Records by hand, you can download these pages from our website, complete them and then scan them into the app. The records will be filed and indexed digitally – saving you from endless paper records.
You can also use the App to store your other hygiene records that you might want to keep safe – for example, pest control records, training certificates, temperature logs and delivery notes. Just scan these documents using your phone’s camera and save them into the app where they will become a part of your digital records. You can also save existing images and documents such as PDFs into the app from your device.
You can set up multiple people to upload records and you can add multiple premises. The App allows you to monitor the record keeping across all your sites to check you are maintaining compliance.
We have created a number of short videos to assist you with using the SFBB+, to make the most of all of its features. These videos are recorded on an Android device, all the same functions are available on Apple devices although there may be some slight variations in how the app appears on your screen.
The first in a short series of videos designed to explain how to navigate around the app and use all of its functions.
This is the second video – to show you how to complete your daily diary within SFBB+ and use the additional feature of a daily temperatures page.
Another short video to explaining the additional features of saving other records into the app – and sharing documents from within it.