Food standards

Food on displayWhat are food standards?

The law says anybody selling or supplying food or drink must ensure that the food meets a set of standards including:

  • labelling
  • allergens
  • ingredients
  • best before and use by dates
  • traceability

Anyone selling or supplying food might also need a food hygiene registration with Environmental Health.

Where can I find more information?

The following articles are published by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute and outline the law about food standards:

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