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Food business advice

Setting up a food business will require a great deal of thought in order to avoid practical, economic and legal pitfalls.

We are here to help guide you to achieve a good standard of food hygiene.

If you would like further business advice please contact our food hygiene team on:

Food safety management

Food hygiene regulations require you to document how you manage food safety. A food safety management pack has been developed to help small catering businesses such as restaurants, cafés and takeaways comply with these regulations.

Download your free pack or a diary refill from the Food Standards Agency website. Alternatively, if you would like to order and collect a printed copy of Safer Food Better Business please contact us: 

The cost of the printed copy is £15 (plus £1.50 postage if required).

For more food business advice

Other useful websites which can give you further business advice are:

Egg handling and hygiene practices

There have been a number of outbreaks in the UK relating to food poisoning around eggs. The Food Standards Agency has provided us with the following guidence.

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