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

[nextpage title=”Food safety advice “] 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...

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Food safety for business

[nextpage title=”Food Safety”] 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...

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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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Food Hygiene Rating Scheme

[nextpage title=”About the 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...

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Food Premises Approval

[nextpage title=”About 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...

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Investigation of Food Complaints

[nextpage title=”Making a Food Premises Complaint”] 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...

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