This training course has been designed with supervisors and middle management in mind. It is intended to equip persons in a supervisory position with adequate knowledge to ensure that their company operates in a hygienic and efficient manner. The industry guides to good hygiene practice indicate that supervisors and people running their own business where high risk foods are handled should be educated to this level.
The Food Team is responsible for inspection of food and food premises from production to consumption.
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.
The Safety and Food Education (SaFE) Team provide nationally accredited training courses in a range of topics including:
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.
This guidance is not legally binding but provides advice regarding 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
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.