Guides, leaflets and videos for food businesses on the essentials of food safety, how to protect your customers and prevent food poisoning.
The '4 Cs' of Food Hygiene
Download the booklet Food Hygiene - A Guide for Businesses to find out about how to comply with the law and the '4 Cs' of food hygiene - cleaning, cross-contamination, cooking and chilling.
Download or order a Safer Food Better Business pack specific to your type of business to help you manage food safety.
Download Advice Leaflets
You can download guides and videos for caterers and food retailers from the Food Standards Agency using the link from this page.
You can download advice leaflets produced by the council's Environmental Health Officers in PDF format below. Our general leaflets for food handlers cover cleaning, preventing cross contamination, controlling E.coli O157, and the essentials of personal hygiene and hand washing.
Below you can also download our specific advice on preparing and cooking doner kebabs, managing chilled display cabinets, and vacuum packing food for butchers, small caterers and retailers.
In this section there are also pages with our publications for home caterers, mobile caterers, French market traders, farmers markets and childminders. Our photo guides for ethnic businesses have "right" and "wrong" pictures, with minimal text, either in English, or in Bengali, Chinese or Turkish.