The Council carries out regular checks on all food premises to ensure the public is protected and standards are maintained.
The Food Safety Act 1990 make it an offence for anyone to sell or process food for sale which is harmful to health.
Pollution events such as oil spills or accidental release of raw sewage can damage the environment.
Food poisoning means an illness that is due either to germs or to toxins present in food or water.
Want to find out food hygiene standards at food outlets? We have implemented the national Food Hygiene Rating Scheme