Food hygiene and safety

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

Coronavirus update

If you are a new or existing food premises offering food delivery or take away/delivery service for the first time, due to the current covid-19 situation, the Council would like to hear from you.

It is essential that you assess the risk associated with this type of food service, to ensure you keep your customers safe in relation to allergens, food safety and social distancing.  We can advise you on these matters.  Please contact the Food Team on 01824 706405 or

Latest news about our services and advice on the Coronavirus.

Services and information

Food hygiene inspections

What to expect during a premises inspection.

Food premises approval

You may need premises approval if you intend to use unprocessed products of animal origin.

Register a food business

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

Food export certificates

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

Report a food problem

If you are concerned about the health and safety at a food premises in Denbighshire, report it to us.

Food hygiene ratings

View health and safety ratings for food premises in Denbighshire.

Food law and animal feed (external website)

Information from the Food Standards Agency on how food businesses are regulated.