Food hygiene and safety

If you run a food business you are responsible for meeting food hygiene standards and conditions.

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Food hygiene inspectionsWhat to expect during a premises inspection.


Approval of food premisesYou may need premises approval if you intend to use unprocessed products of animal origin.



Register a food businessIt is a legal requirement to register a food business with the council before opening.


Food export certificatesIf you want to export your produce, you may need a food export certificate.