FSA launches tools and resources to help food businesses trade safely

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Free tools, resources and guidance to help food businesses trade safely

In order to continue operating during COVID-19, many established food businesses have diversified into food delivery, takeaway or online sales. There has also been an increase in people cooking from home and selling food locally or online.

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a new 'Here to Help' campaign to offer support and guidance to established and new businesses, and help them address the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 'Here to Help' portal provides access to practical information, best practice case studies and resources on:

  • business registration
  • allergen messaging
  • hygiene management
  • the importance of customer communication and reassurance

The resources are aimed at:

  • existing food businesses that are reopening, with information and tools to keep their food hygiene management and training up-to-date
  • businesses who have diversified or are considering it, so they know exactly what they need to have in place for their new methods of operation
  • new food businesses, to highlight the importance and the benefits of business registration to comply with the law

Access the FSA's 'Here to Help' resources.


First published 10 August 2020