Food safety for businessesThis information is for food business owners only.
We want to make sure that all food supplied for human consumption which is produced, stored, distributed, consumed or imported within Belfast is safe for consumers.
We carry out a wide range of duties to safeguard the health of anyone who eats or buys food in Belfast and to support businesses that make and sell safe food. We also work with businesses to make sure foods are properly labelled so that consumers can make informed choices.
In this section you'll find all the information you need to run a food business and meet the relevant food hygiene requirements.
Advice and information
- Information for new businesses
- Outdoor and mobile catering
- Toolkits including Safe Catering and Safer Food Better Business
- Food hygiene training
- Business seminars
- Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)
- Fitness to work
- Enforcement policies
- Food Hygiene Rating Scheme
- Healthier Chinese menu project
We encourage businesses to come to us for advice and we'll help you understand the law and good practice. We'll also help you identify cost effective improvements and offer guidance to make your business safer for customers.
Good food hygiene videoThis video explains the four main things to remember (the 4 C's) for good food hygiene: