This page relates to food hygiene matters. Please note, there is a print friendly version of the Safer Food Better Business Catering pack in the offsite links section on the right of this page. This version can be electronically typed on.
Food Hygiene Rating Scheme
The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme is a Food Standards Agency/local authority partnership scheme whereby the hygiene ratings of food businesses are displayed to the public.
Food Hygiene Training
- CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering
- CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (Refresher)
Food Business Establishment Registration
Registering a food business establishment is a legal requirement under EC Regulation 852/2004
The EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation 1169/2011 is now in force where food businesses owners / managers must provide allergy information on food sold unpackaged, in food catering outlets.
Food Business Approval
If your food business makes, prepares or handles food of animal origin and supplies to other premises, you may require Food Business Approval.
Advice for Food Business Operators
This page provides information for present and prospective Food Business Operators
- Advice for Consumers
Advice on E.Coli 0157
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued guidance for food businesses to control the risk of food becoming contaminated by E.coli O157
Advice on running a Mobile Food Business
Information for mobile food business operators
Running a Food Business from Home
Information for home caterers
Advice for Childminders
Advice for childcarers in domestic premises, including childminders.
Food Hygiene Legislation
Legislation that applies to food businesses.
Acting on Campylobacter Together
Campylobacter is the most common cause of food poisoning in the UK
Information for food business operators on ensuring that foods are supplied through legitimate and safe suppliers.
Eating out? Getting food in?
Find out if a restaurant, takeaway or food shop you want to visit has good food hygiene standards.
Safer Food Better Business (SFBB)
Safer food, better business (SFBB) helps small businesses (caterers) to produce food safety management procedures and comply with food hygiene regulations.