It is the responsibility of the Food Business Operator to ensure that you comply with all aspects of food hygiene legislation.
Further information about the current legislation can be obtained from the Food Standards Agency or by contacting the Food Safety team.
Click on the links below to find out more information:
You can also read this information which may help you comply with the legislation:
The FSA website has information about the standards required in butchers shops.
This guidance is particularly important for all businesses which handle raw meat and vegetables and ready-to-eat foods. The guidance introduces strict new controls which food businesses must implement.
A copy of this guidance can be found on the FSA website.
Many organisations run food hygiene training. The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and the Royal Society of Public Health register trainers to run their accredited courses. Both organisations maintain a list of trainers on their website.
Businesses can search these websites for local trainers or they can do a general search on the internet.
The Food Standards Agency has posted 10 training videos on its website which cover specific food hygiene practices. Each video is about a minute long.
Feeders Digest is a bi-annual newsletter produced by this department, which is posted out to all food businesses. The newsletter provides up to date information on food safety / food hygiene matters.
You can download the latest edition of Feeders Digest from this page.
Further useful information can be found in the New Business Section of this website.