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Environmental Health

We are responsible for regulating Food Safety and Occupation Health and Safety within Commercial Premises, as well as Infectious Disease, Caravan Site Licensing and Animal Welfare.

We work closely with our colleagues in Environmental Protection and Licensing to provide the full range of Environmental Health services.

If you would like to contact us in relation to any of the areas of our work - food hygiene and safety, workplace health and safety, food poisoning, animal welfare, smokefree legislation or caravan site licensing, please fill in the Request for service form.

Alternatively contact us by email or by telephoning 02380 285230.

Food safety week - The Chicken Challenge 2015

Let's hear it for the humble chicken. We love it. It's healthy and versatile food and it brings us all together around the table for Sunday lunch and around the barbecue on sunny afternoons. But there's just one thing we don't love about it. Chicken can cause food poisoning. The FSA estimate that about 280,000 cases of food poisoning a year can be traced to Campylobacter - a germ found mostly on raw chicken. You can't see it, smell it or even taste it on food, but if it affects you, you won't forget it. At its worst, campylobacter can kill or paralyse you. The FSA wants to cut the number of cases of campylobacter poisoning in half by the end of 2015. To achieve this they have come up with the Chicken Challenge 2015 to join the challenge visit the Food Standards Agency website

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If you want to register a new food business you can either apply online by completing Food Premises Registration Form, or alternatively, you can contact us using the link on this page and we can send you an application form and pre-paid envelope to complete and return. More information about registration can be found within the Registration Notes.

Updated: 24 Jun 2015
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