Guide

Hygiene for food businesses

Introduction

Everyone who runs a food business needs to make sure they follow good food hygiene practices. This is essential to ensure that the food they handle or serve is safe for consumers to eat. Food should always be of the nature, substance or quality that your customers would expect.

Serving food which is safe is a legal requirement and will also help to protect your business's reputation.

This guide explains food hygiene and the law. It outlines best practice for cleaning, disinfection and preventing cross-contamination and cooking and chilling food. This guide includes ten top tips for food hygiene