Food hygiene and safety guidance
Requirements for caterers at outdoor events
Food hygiene and safety requirements for caterers at outdoor events, who must register their food business, have a written management system and checklist.
Catering from home safely
Catering from home safely covers keeping food safe, reuse of jars, vulnerable people, functions and a checklist for catering at home for a large function.
Guidance for food businesses / caterers on providing a takeaway service
Guidance for food businesses and caterers, on providing a takeaway service, including menus, ordering, food safety, allergens, cooking and transporting food.
Legionella in hot and cold water systems
Under health and safety law you have a duty take suitable precautions to control the risks from legionella that may affect your staff or members of the public.
Food hygiene and safety guidance documents
Food hygiene and safety guidance documents provide advice for food businesses, community and home catering and food preparation.
Catering for street parties and church fetes
Food safety and hygiene advice for catering for street parties, church fetes, preparing food at home, at a venue, for a barbecue and high risk foods.
E.coli O157 Butcher's guide
Food hygiene and safety advice for butchers when handling raw and ready to eat foods to reduce the risk of E.coli O157.
Food safety tips for Christmas lunch
Food safety and hygiene advice on Christmas lunch, from planning, avoiding contamination when preparing and cooking to freezing Christmas lunch leftovers.
Starting a food business from home
See the Food Standards Agency guidance on how to get compliant and protect your customers when starting a food business from home during COVID-19.