latest guidance and advice
Not sure if you need to register your food business or apply for premises approval? Read our guidance for different types of food business.
If you're starting a food business or taking over an existing one you must register your premises with us at least 28 days before you start operating.
If you process products of animal origin (meat, dairy, fish, eggs, game) for the sale to other retailers, you may need to apply for approval.
How we carry out an inspection, how to get the best rating, plus how to request a new rating, appeal one or have your right to reply.
How to apply for a food export certificate.