The food hygiene rating scheme is a local authority/Food Standards Agency partnership initiative. The scheme provides consumers with information about hygiene standards in food premises at the time they are inspected by local authority food safety officers.
Report food contamination here
Make a complaint about a food premises here
Food Safety legislation requires you to write down in simple terms what you do and what records you will keep to make sure that your food is safe to eat.
Register a food business here
Appeal a food hygiene rating here
Food hygiene right to reply
Request a food hygiene revisit here
There are strict regulations governing those businesses involved in food handling and they may need to apply for Approved Food Premises status.
If your business handles, stores, processes or sells food, you must register it with the council. This includes catering businesses run from home and mobile or temporary premises, such as stalls and vans.