Food Safety for Business

COVID-19 Update - All face to face visits and inspections are currently suspended. Advice is available via email

Coronavirus: Food Business advice

Please read our food delivery advice for businesses in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Covid Safe Scheme

Information on how to apply for Breckland's business Covid Safe Scheme

Starting a new food business

Things to think about when setting up a new food business.

Food Safety Training

Breckland and South Holland Councils have teamed together and launched a training company - ehcUK

What Paperwork Do I Need?

The law requires all food businesses to have knowledge and documents (paperwork) about the hazards (risks) in their business and controls of those risks.

Inspection and enforcement

Information to help you understand what you can expect during an inspection and the action that might be taken if legal standards are not being maintained.

National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme

How the scheme works, how to improve your rating and what you can do if you are not happy with your rating.

Pre-inspection audit and advice visits

Food businesses which are new, or have a food hygiene rating of 3, 4 or 5, can register to have a pre-inspection audit and advice visit before their food hygiene inspection

Mobile Catering

If you wish to buy a mobile food business there are a number of things to consider


Information about what you need to do to protect customers

Last updated: 13/04/2021 13:04:19