Helen Keast of Food Safeology Limited combines working as an auditor for a major certification body with independent consultancy work within the Food Industry. Helen is an approved auditor for the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety and has experience of other standards including the BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials, The BRC Global Standard for Agents and Brokers, BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution and the RSPO standard.

Before working as a food auditor Helen worked for food manufacturers including Bakkavor and Kerry Foods. Helen achieved a 1st class honors Food degree and holds FDL Lead Auditor certification and Level 4 HACCP, both of which were passed with Distinction.


Food Safeology provides Consultancy and Independent Auditing Services for the Food Industry. Food Safeology provides a range of services associated with Food Safety, Quality and Legality and can help with your business, no matter how big or small. Food Safeology specialises in providing a range of services to assist you in achieving and maintaining customer approval or third party accreditation.


Helen Keast is approved to audit against the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety in the following categories:

  • 02 – Raw poultry.
  • 03 – Raw prepared products.
  • 04 – Raw fish products.
  • 05 – Fruits, vegetables and nuts.
  • 06 – Prepared fruit, vegetables and nuts.
  • 07 – Dairy, liquid egg.
  • 08 – Cooked meat / fish products.
  • 10 – Ready meals and sandwiches, ready to eat desserts.
  • 14 – Bakery.
  • 15 – Dried foods & ingredients.
  • 16 – Confectionery.
  • 17 – Cereals & snacks.
  • 18 – Oils & fats.