What we do

What we are responsible for Food safety is a major part of the Food and Safety Officer’s work. Our job is to ensure that food business supply wholesome and safe food produced in a clean, hygienic manner. The statutory functions of the Food...

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For the public

We can assist you with food hygiene in the home. Before contacting the team directly we suggest that you view the Food Standard Agency’s (FSA) website as this provides comprehensive food safety advice for members of the public. The FSA provide...

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Food safety for business

Environmental health officers aim to ensure that all food and drink intended for human consumption by Hyndburn’s food businesses is produced, stored, distributed or handled without risk to the health and safety of the consumer. We will also...

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Food Safety

For Business Food safety information, how to register a business, food hygiene ratings and guidance documents For the Public This information provides guidance for members of the public on food safety Street Trading This page outlines the scheme...

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Health and social care

Welcome to the Health and Social Care Section This area is mainly covered by Lancashire County Council. As well as the information on this site you may also find the following links provided by Direct Gov to be useful. Health and well-being...

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Accessible Britain Challenge

  The Accessible Britain Challenge is challenging communities to do more to be inclusive and accessible by engaging and working with disabled people to remove barriers that get in the way of them being full and active participants in their...

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Food Hygiene Rating Scheme

The Food Standards Agency has introduced a national scheme to score food businesses between 0 and 5. The scheme will allow consumers to make informed choices about the places they go to eat out or where they go to buy food. Hyndburn Borough...

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Food Premises Approval

The Food Team is required to inspect and approve any premises selling, manufacturing or handling any products of animal origin. This can include meat, dairy, egg or fish product plants and wholesale businesses that re-wrap food. The EC...

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Investigation of Food Complaints

If you are concerned about food handling practices or standards of cleanliness in the Hyndburn area, contact the team on 01254 388 111. All complaints are dealt with anonymously and once a complaint has been received, an officer from the Food...

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Safer Food Better Business (SFBB)

Safer Food Better Business or SFBB, is aimed at helping small catering and retail businesses comply with the new EC Regulation 852/2004 that consolidated food hygiene legislation. It is a practical approach to food safety management developed by...

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