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Food and water safety and hygiene

Food and water safety and hygiene

  • Food Safety InspectionsThe Council carries out regular checks on all food premises to ensure the public is protected and standards are maintained.
  • Food safety regulationsThe Food Safety Act 1990 make it an offence for anyone to sell or process food for sale which is harmful to health.
  • Drinking waterPollution events such as oil spills or accidental release of raw sewage can damage the environment.
  • Food poisoningFood poisoning means an illness that is due either to germs or to toxins present in food or water.