Advice served up to Stratford food businesses in one place - The Stratford Observer

Advice served up to Stratford food businesses in one place

Stratford Editorial 30th May, 2023   0

GUIDANCE and advice for food businesses in Stratford district is being served up in one place.

A new online hub has been set up by the Food Standards Agency at

The hub includes advice on how to set up a food business, how to achieve a good food hygiene rating and manage allergens to keep customers safe.

Katie Pettifer, from the Food Standards Agency, said: “At a time when new food businesses are facing cost pressures and other challenges, the FSA and local authorities, such as Stratford District Council want to make it easier for businesses to do the right thing.

“Our new online hub has gathered the advice and guidance that any new food business needs to make a success of running a compliant and safe business.”

SDC environmental health spokesperson Paul Reid said: “The district council’s environmental health team work with businesses daily, to promote food safety and encourage businesses to adopt good practices.

“The FSA Here to Help hub aims to support businesses and has all the documentation you need to ensure consumers continue to have access to food that is safe and we would encourage local businesses to use this valuable free resource.”


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