Guidance for food businesses
The prime minister has announced that the country has entered a national lockdown which means you must stay at home, apart from limited exemptions. See full details on the national lockdown guidance for businesses and venues.
- Safety in the work place
- Risk assessment
- Food hygiene
- Food hygiene and safety for food provided for community groups
- Resources available
Safety in the work place
- Guidance for people who work in or run restaurants, pubs, bars, cafes or takeaways
- Guidance for people who work in or run shops, branches, stores or similar environments
Food business operators should follow the Food Standard Agency’s guidance on good hygiene practices in food preparation and their Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) processes.
A Food Safety Management System (FSMS) that includes existing food hygiene guidance and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) processes should be followed.
Frequently clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are touched regularly, using your standard cleaning products. Food businesses can refer to the Food Standards Agency’s safer food, better business (SFBB) guidance for further guidance on expected food hygiene standards.