Name: Food Safety Legislation
Description: Food Safety Legislation
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Food Safety Legislation

The most important legislation that specifically applies to food businesses is

Together, these set out the basic hygiene requirements for all aspects of your business, from your premises and facilities to the personal hygiene of your staff. They also include temperature control requirements, and the requirement to put in place 'food safety management procedures' and keep up-to-date records of these.

You also need to comply with:

  • General Food Law Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002
  • General Food Regulations 2004 (as amended)
  • Food Safety Act 1990 (as amended)

Further Information

General Food Law

Last Updated: 22nd August 2018 Print Link

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