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Advice for Consumers (Food)

Food Poisoning and infectious diseases, Labelling, advice for when visiting Animal Farms, Food Complaints investigations and Advice and Guidance.

Food Safety - Food Poisoning

When people suffer sickness and/or diarrhoea they may think they are suffering from food poisoning. However, these symptoms can also be from viruses or other reasons which may not be food related.

Food labelling and composition

Food labels enable consumers to make informed choices about their foods. To ensure consumer protection, labels must not be inaccurate, mislead or make false claims

Food complaint investigations

If you buy food & then find a problem with it, do you know what to do? If not, find out here by using these helpful FAQs...

Your Safety at Animal Farms

The Health Protection Agency (HPU) has issued helpful advice for when you visit attractions with animals called "Avoiding Infections on Farm Visits". To get your copy of this advice please follow the above link.

Tips for Consumers

Here are some useful hints and tips of what to look out for when eating out.

Check the Food Hygiene Ratings of your local restaurant or food business

Find out if a restaurant, takeaway or food shop you want to eat at or buy food from has good food hygiene standards.