Food and Safety

Health, Food and Safety
Before you begin trading you need to ensure have essential safety and hygiene measures in place.
To store, prepare, distribute or sell food on premises you need to be registered at least 28 days before opening.
Environmental Health Officers can carry out checks on offices, shops, warehouses, catering premises, customer service activities, places used for leisure activities and other non-industrial premises.
Food poisoning is caused by eating or drinking food or water contaminated by bacteria (germs) or the poisons (toxins) that they produce.
Health Certificates are issued on request to food businesses who wish to export foodstuff outside the EU. They are provided to assist local exporters in meeting the food safety requirements.
The Safety Advisory Group (SAG) provides a forum for discussing and advising on public safety at events.
Guidance on identification, removal and disposal.
All workplaces and enclosed public areas in England are 'smokefree'.
If you control non-domestic premises you must ensure that you notify Chiltern District Council of any cooling tower or evaporative condenser (notifiable devices) on the premises.