Trading as a food business

What safety measures are needed?

It is very unlikely that coronavirus is transmitted by food but any food handler who has symptoms should follow government advice and stay at home.

In addition, to minimise any risk to staff and customers, you must: 

We also suggest that you review your pest control measures. Find a British Pest Control Association pest controller.

Guidance and help

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has published resources on food delivery and takeaway, signage, handwashing and Legionnaires’ disease.

In addition, links to government guidance are listed below. 

If you need any additional help and advice after reading this guidance, please contact us.