We are required to inspect and approve any premises defined
as products of animal origin such as meat, dairy, egg or fish
product plants under EC derived legislation.
The premises are approved under the following regulation. To
find out more download the documents or follow the links:
Food premises approved under these regulations must meet
additional requirements above the general requirements for food
premises as they usually involve more high risk operations.
All food premises producing products of animal origin are
required to be approved unless exempted. Exemptions are detailed in
the Food Law Practice Guidance (Adobe PDF
format, 2.12mb) and are based on the premises being retail or
supplying other retailers on a marginal, localised and restricted
How do I apply?
If you wish to apply for approval under the above regulations
please contact our Food Safety Section, Robert Hodge Centre,
Stanley Way, Skelmersdale WN8 8EE.
Tel: 01695 577177