Food Safety A to Z
Check out the A - Z of food safety to ensure that the food you, store, prepare and sell is safe to eat.
Find out more about how to prevent or deal with an allergic reaction, and your responsibilities as a business owner
Owners of all food premises have a responsibility to comply with the Food Safety Act 1990 and other regulations such as the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995.
E-learning training courses
Information about barbecue safety and fire safety including ways to prevent food poisoning and cross-contamination.
Cleaning, waste management and pest control
How to keep your food premises clean, and provide a safe and pleasant working environment
Christmas food safety
Cooking advice, food safety details when defrosting and cooking turkey or other birds and guidance on storing leftover food safely.
Fitness to work
Information on food handling responsibility. This includes advice on handwashing, a checklist for good hygiene practice and more.
Information on food poisoning including symptoms, common causes and ways to prevent the spread of infection.
Genetically Modified Foods
Information on regulations for genetically modified foods and ingredients which must be included on food labels or displayed next to food.
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point
Information about hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) for food safety management procedures.
Healthier Catering Commitment
Healthy Catering Commitment, Healthy Catering Commitment Award scheme for food outlets which offer healthier food options
A list of infectious diseases which must be reported to your local authority
Kitchen equipment advice (commercial)
Advice on maintaining your kitchen equipment including fridges, freezers, microwaves and more.
Food business registration
How to register a food business.
Rice, poultry and eggs
How to store and prepare rice, poultry and eggs
Safer food, better business
Information about the safer food, better business approach to food safety management for small businesses.
Safety in the workplace
How to avoid accidents in food premises
Food safety - useful information
A list of sources of information relating to food safety
Vegetarian guide to food hygiene
Food hygiene information for those who work in a vegetarian food business
Food safety pack
The Food Safety Pack provides useful checklists, notes and guidelines to help your food premises clean and safe.
Information for certain food businesses who will require approval from the Council before they start trading and how to apply.
What we do
Our Food Safety Team offer advice to businesses and will take formal action to make sure they comply with legal requirements.
Food safety inspections and enforcement
Information on how the Council keeps a check on food safety in the borough
Information about food alerts which are issued by the Food Standards Agency when food products should not be sold.
How and when to make a complaint to our Food Safety team.
Food hygiene rating
The food hygiene rating scheme is run in partnership with the Food Standards Agency.
Information on food standards including advice for businesses and legislation.
Exported and Imported foods
Guidance for food businesses about importing and exporting food.
Private water supplies
Information about requirements of private water supplies including the need to carry out water sampling and risk assessments.
Allergens and labelling
Guidance on allergens and labelling from The Food Information Regulations 2014. They apply to all businesses supplying food to the public.
Useful websites relating to food safety
Useful websites for food safety advice including the Foods Standards Agency, Public Health England and the Department of Health.
Food information regulations
Information about food information regulations and EU food information for consumer regulations which came into force on 13 December 2011.
Making it easier to appeal
Making it easier for businesses to appeal
Outdoor and mobile catering
Food health information on outdoor and mobile catering
Food premises in RBKC that have been awarded the HCC award
Food premises in RBKC that have been awarded the HCC award:
Food Safety Week
Food Safety Week - Love food, hate waste is the theme of Food Safety Week 2016 which runs from Monday 4 July to Sunday 10 July.
Kitchen Equipment Advice (domestic)
Here you will find domestic kitchen equipment advice.
Privacy Notice for Food Safety
Information about our privacy notice and how the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Food Safety and Infectious Disease team processes your data in accordance with legal requirements.
Brexit and Food Businesses
How Brexit will affect UK Food Businesses