Our role is to protect consumers and employees in the Caerphilly county borough from food poisoning and contaminated, unfit food. We ensure that food premises comply with Food Safety Legislation by inspecting, sampling, enforcing and educating within approximately 1400 premises in which food is handled.
You can keep up to date with all the latest Food Alerts and other Food safety news on the Food Standards Agency website.
|Food Hygiene Rating Scheme|
Find out if a restaurant, takeaway or food shop you want to eat at or buy food from has good hygiene standards.
|Food safety complaints|
Information about the food complaints we will investigate and how to make a complaint.
|Food safety legislation|
The main food hygiene legislation that applies in the UK.
|Food premises approvals|
Information about food hygiene regulations that must be adhered too and how to gain approval to operate from the council.
|Food safety inspections|
We inspect local food businesses to enforce standards of cleanliness and good hygiene practices.
|Starting a new food business|
Advice for new and existing businesses on food safety issues.
|Food hygiene award scheme|
The aims of the scheme, award classifications and award winners.
|Food hygiene training|
Food business operators must make sure that any staff who handle food are supervised and instructed, and/or trained, in food hygiene.
|Food safety - infectious diseases|
Information about the symptoms of infectious diseases and fitness for work if you are unwell and your work involves handling food.
|Food safety at home|
Some simple advice on food safety in your own home.
Barbecues are very popular during the summer, but unfortunately, can often cause food poisoning. If you are planning to enjoy a barbecue this summer our Environmental Health service have put together some useful tips on staying safe.
|Food safety management|
Food businesses must closely examine their business processes to ensure that the food supplied to the customer will not cause harm or injury.
|Healthy Options Awards Scheme|
The Healthy Options Award is given to those premises that provide healthy food choices, and have attained and maintained high standards of cleanliness and food hygiene.