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Food Hygiene Rating Scheme

What is the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme?

The Food Standards Agency, in partnership with local authorities, is introducing the national Food Hygiene Rating Scheme in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and the Food Hygiene Information scheme in Scotland. The schemes help consumers choose where to eat out or shop for food by giving them information about the hygiene standards in restaurants, cafés, takeaways, hotels and food shops.

The schemes also encourage businesses to improve hygiene standards. The overarching aim is to reduce the incidence of foodborne illness.

The Agency is working with local authorities to encourage as many of them as possible to run the national schemes, so that consumers can compare hygiene ratings of food businesses in their local area and further away from home.

How can NSF help you?

Safer Food Better Business

The Safer Food Better Business system is a simple-to-follow documented food hygiene system. With SFBB you can have all the information you need to be fully food hygiene compliant after a simple 3 hour coaching session.

Having an SFBB system in place will improve your position with the Local Authority Environmental Health Inspector and should positively influence your FHRS rating.

NSF is the approved national contractor for the Food Standards Agency for the provision of SFBB training and coaching support and is one of the most experienced providers, having already delivered over 20,000 coaching visits for Local Authorities around the country.

For more information about SFBB click here

NSF audit and inspection services

NSF auditors can visit your premises to advise you on all aspects of food safety, health and safety, fire safety and trading law. We can help you be ready for an Environmental Health Officer visit and/or prepare to challenge an FHRS rating.

How to get in touch with us:

Phone +44 (0) 1993 885600
Fax +44 (0) 1993 885 603

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