Food Businesses

The following pages are designed to give advice and guidance to those who are looking at setting up or are currently running a food business. Stratford-on-Avon District Council is here to provide advice on the legislative regulations that food businesses must adhere to.

Further business advice can also be found on the following sites:

To contact Environmental Health:

Allergens

Advice on the 14 allergens, including EU regulations and how to report complaints regarding allergens

B&Bs and Guest Houses

Advice for those running B&Bs and guest houses

FHRS

Information on the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme for businesses, or 'scores on the doors'

Food Law

The Food Safety Act 1990 and the Food Law Code of Practice

Home Catering

Advice for setting up a food business from home

Inspections

Advice on food inspections for businesses

Safer Food, Better Business

Advice on creating SFBB and HACCP plans for your food business

Sampling

Why Stratford-on-Avon District Council carries out food sampling programmes

Specialist Guidance

Specialist guidance for higher risk food businesses in Stratford-on-Avon

Starting a Food Business

Useful advice on starting a food business

Training

Advice on training needed by food handlers and who can provide it

Village Halls and Small Events

Advice for village halls and those holding small events involving food