Food Standards Scotland has updated its COVID-19 Guidance for Food Business Operators and their Employees
Food Standards Scotland have updated its guidance for food business operators (FBOs) and their employees on 8 October. It aims to assist all businesses in the food and drink sector in following government guidance on infection prevention and control measures against COVID-19. It has been produced with input from the food industry and Trade Unions and reflects the most up to date advice from Scottish and UK Government and Health Protection Scotland.
A summary of the changes in the update are as follows:
- Addition of mandatory wearing of face coverings in indoor communal areas in workplaces.
- Reinstigation of advised 2m physical distancing in retail.
- Link to MHRA evidence on the unsuitability of temperature checking of staff for COVID-19