Food safety

The Commercial Safety team regularly inspects food businesses, and investigates complaints relating to food and food businesses. Details of this work, including the performance of the services is provided in our annual service plan (PDF, 399Kb).

This section contains information for businesses and residents about how to make a complaint about a food business or food you have bought, and all aspects of food safety.

COVID-19 advice to food businesses

The Council understands that businesses may look to change their business model and diversify in order to maintain their business during this time. We have prepared a guide (PDF, 254Kb) for businesses that are looking to make provision for food takeaways and deliveries where they have not done so before. Further advice is also available from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. The Food Standards Agency has also produced a general guide for food businesses at

Food safety links