To reduce the risk to consumers by striving to ensure that all food produced, imported or sold within the Borough is fit for human consumption; is of genuine quality and composition, correctly labelled and free from contamination.
There are 771 registered food premises in the Borough, including 471 restaurants/caterers and 39 manufacturers/processors. Some of the main factories produce meat poultry and bread products that are consumed locally, sold in other European Member States and also sent to Third Countries.
Every year, we produce a Food Service Plan setting out our Food Service Delivery priorities for the coming twelve months.
FOOD PREMISES REGISTRATION
Food premises registration advice and registration form
GUIDANCE FOF FOOD BUSINESSES
Application process for the approval of establishments in accordance with Regulations EC Nos 852/2004, 853/2004, 854/2004 and 882/2004
Food Hygiene training
Advice on starting up a food business
Your first steps to running a catering business
Guide for mobile caterers
Labelling and Composition
GUIDANCE FOR CONSUMERS
Food Hygiene advice
Food Safety in the Home
Food safety enforcement policy
Food standards enforcement policy
Policy on announced and unannounced inspections
Contact for information:
Other web sites:
Trading Standards - www.tradingstandards.gov.uk
Food Safety Promotion Board - www.safefood.eu
Department of Health - www.dh.gov.uk