Whether you are a consumer who is interested in how Food Hygiene ratings work or a business owner looking for specific advice, we can help answer any questions you may have about food safety.
If you are unsure of what you are looking for, you can click on one of the sections below for a tailored selection of links that you may find useful.
Coronavirus and Food Safety
For advice on Coronavirus (COVID-19), please refer to the guidance recently issued by the UK Government, NHS and the World Health Organisation. If you have any other queries about the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on food safety, you can email us at email@example.com or phone us at 01225 477508 and ask to speak to the duty officer for Food Safety.
If you have a food business and are planning to deliver food to people's homes (including the elderly and/or vulnerable people), you must ensure you maintain good food safety practices. You must consider whether you can safely handle, store and deliver food during busy periods. If you have any queries about this, please contact us using the above details.
We also offer a number of commercial services for businesses seeking advice on setting up or expanding their operations:
Below, you can find advice on a wide variety of topics that will also outline what is legally required of food businesses. If you can’t find an answer to any questions you have, you can phone Public Protection at 01225 477508 and ask to speak to our duty officer (Monday to Friday, 9:00 - 12:30). You can also send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may find our Food Law Enforcement Delivery Plan useful.