This guidance is not legally binding but provides advice on the design of catering premises taking into consideration current legislative requirements. Any alternative standards being considered should be discussed with and approved by a relevant officer from this department prior to being adopted.
Information and guidance on food safety
The Council has now moved to a new scheme for publishing the hygiene standards in local food businesses called the food hygiene rating scheme.
Food poisoning results from eating food that contains harmful bacteria, viruses or poisonous substances known as toxins.
Anyone starting a new food business and anyone storing, preparing, distributing or selling food is required by law to register at least 28 days before opening.
The Food Team is responsible for advising on and the enforcement of food labelling and compositional standards in manufacturing, retail and catering establishments within the Borough.
A list of all the training courses that Doncaster SaFE Team provide for members of the public.
The Safety and Food Education (SaFE) Team provide nationally accredited training courses in a range of topics including:
The food safety team is responsible for ensuring that all food sold in Doncaster is clean and safe.