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Food Safety Handbook

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Food Safety - Level 2 (Foundation)

The UK’s leading food safety publication has now been available for 30 years and to mark this milestone has received a new makeover.  The handbook has an easy-to-read style combined with a practical approach. Reference is made throughout the book to hazards and controls so that staff will gain an understanding of the principles of HACCP.

  • Title: The Food Safety Handbook (Level 2)
  • Author: Richard A Sprenger
  • Pages: 60
  • ISBN: 978-1-912633-08-1
  • Illustrations: Full-colour illustrations & photos
  • Format: A5 paperback, gloss finish
  • Published: May 2018, 35th Edition

Topics covered include:

  • Microbiological hazards (bacteria)
  • Spoilage and preservation
  • Food poisoning and its control
  • Contamination hazards and controls
  • Food handlers and personal hygiene
  • Food premises and equipment
  • Food pests and control
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • HACCP from purchase to service
  • Food safety and law enforcement

Translated books are available in Gujarati, Polish, Modern Chinese, Welsh, Finnish and Swedish.

Personalised Books

‘Offer open to our UK based customers. International customers, please contact your Centre Manager or email customerservices@highfieldabc.ae for further information.’ 


1 Copy £3.65
2-24 £2.70
25-49 £2.35
50-99 £2.10
100-199 £1.75
200-499 £1.60
500-999 £1.50
1,000+ £1.40

Please note: All prices are per unit and are exclusive of shipping. Prices quoted are for UK customers only. If you are a centre in the Middle East or Asia please contact your Centre Manager or email customerservices@highfieldinternational.com for further information.

Ideal as a reference book, but also invaluable for food handlers taking Level 2 food safety training qualifications available from Highfield Qualifications, CIEH and RSPH. This book is most commonly used for in-house training programmes, but can also be used for refresher training or by anyone wishing to improve their knowledge in food safety.

Update added in December 2018

35th edition updates

This addendum outlines the changes that have been made to the 35th edition of this publication.  

Update added in May 2015

Appendix 2 Updates

Appendix 2 has been updated to include the correct 14 allergens.