Have you ever wondered what food hygiene standards are like in your favourite restaurant or café? Food Hygiene Rating Scheme
Our Environmental Health Officers carry out routine inspections of all food premises including: restaurants cafés shops hospitals nursing homes mobile food traders pubs and hotels
Following each inspection the business is given a rating which can range from: zero(urgent improvement necessary) to five(very good). Results of all ratings are published on the national website. asdfasdf
Businesses are supplied with a certificate and window sticker to advertise their rating. These should be clearly visible in all food premises in the district. A certificate: A window sticker:
Searching for a business is easy log on to: www.food.gov.uk/ratings asdfsadf
Type in one of the following: the name of the business, the address or town, the type of business, the rating or the name of the local authority. asdfsadf
You may know where you want to eat locally but if you are going on holiday you can search where you are going to. The result for Torquay:
More than 250 Local Authorities have, so far, signed up for the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme. Numbers are growing all the time and the Food Standards Agency anticipate that around 95% of authorities will be in the scheme by summer 2012. This is excellent news for consumers and businesses across the three countries. Currently there are over 152,000 businesses included on the national scheme with approximately 650 launching the Scheme in Huntingdonshire.