During the Food Standards Agency’s National Food Safety Week
from 6 – 12 June, food safety officers from Bassetlaw District
Council’s Environmental Health Team ran a free public quiz from
market stalls in Worksop and Retford. People who correctly
completed a quiz sheet were entered into a draw to win prizes
donated by local food businesses.
Winners from Retford are Mrs Old, who received a meal voucher
from The Mussel and Crab Restaurant in
Tuxford, Helen Wilson, who won a meal voucher from Retford’s
Kiwi Cafe and Dawn Sheree Warrener, who
took home a bottle of wine and a voucher for Deli & Dine, Retford.
Mr Reah, of Tuxford won a voucher
from Mellor’s Meats in Milton, Tracey Jervais of Ranby received a
meal voucher from Kashmir Tandoori in Worksop and a meal voucher
for Worksop’s The Dukeries Cafe went to Sharon Garner
Cllr Julie Leigh, Portfolio Holder for Environment and Leisure
“It’s appropriate that the standards of food hygiene of all the
food businesses who so generously made prizes available were all
highly rated when they were last inspected. The Council’s Food
Hygiene Rating scheme aims to reassure people that the places where
they eat out or buy food practise good food hygiene. It’s just as
important for people to do the same in their own homes.
“Every year in the UK up to 100,000 people suffer from a food
borne illness and the source of most of these infections is
actually what happens in the home. The quiz aimed to highlight what
we do or shouldn’t do in in our kitchens at home and promote good
food safety. “
Food Safety Week is an annual event held to promote the
importance of good food hygiene in the home. This year the theme
was “Behind closed doors.
National Food Safety week is organised by the Food Standards
Agency working in partnership with the Council’s Environmental
Last Updated - 17/08/2011