Coronavirus (COVID-19) and your food business
Food businesses are facing many challenges at this time and we wish to support you with as much guidance as we can.
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and Public Health England (PHE) are leading the UK Government response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Coronavirus re-opening checklist
In order to prepare to re-open please download and follow the the checklist below.
Adapting food manufacturing operations during COVID-19
The Food Standards Agency has provided guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely in the food sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The guidance provides a practical framework to identify what you need to do to continue, adapt, or restart your operations during the pandemic, including the hygiene processes and requirements you must follow to safely operate your food business.
You can access the guidance here
Advice and guidance
Up to date information and guidance for the public on the risk from coronavirus is available on the Government website
If you employ people, follow our food safety advice to help you and your workers prevent the spread of COVID-19