Local Authorities are responsible for enforcing food hygiene laws and can inspect food businesses at any point in the food production and distribution process.
Officers may visit your premises for several reasons, including:
Officers have the right to enter and inspect your premises at any reasonable time.
How often your business is routinely inspected will depend on the business and its previous history of compliance. Some premises might be inspected every six months, other much less often.
We not only ensure that the structure, fittings and operators in food businesses do not contaminate foodstuffs, but also assess the risks involved in storing, preparing and producing food.