If your food business supplies other food businesses or retail businesses with meat, diary, fish or egg products, (products of animal origin) you may need food manufacture approval.
There is no charge for applying for food premises approval.
You must also tell us if you want to change what you are approved to do.
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Before we can give you an approval you have to show us that you:-
- have suitable premises
- have in place a detailed, relevant and sufficient documented food safety management system
- have suitably trained staff, including management staff with training in the development and maintenance of the food safety management system
- have in place suitable provisions for maintenance, servicing, pest control
- have arrangements for microbiological testing of the product, and the production environment.
When we receive your application an officer will contact you and arrange an appointment.
If we are satisfied that your business satisfies the requirements we will issue you with a unique reference number which you must use to identify all your products.
You can download an application form to complete and return to our office