Information and advice for residents and businesses dealing with food.
Register your food business
All food businesses need to be registered before starting any food operations.
Information on food hygiene ratings
Find out more about the scheme as well as information for food businesses about appeals and re-inspections.
Advice for new food businesses in Swansea
Swansea Council are offering an advice service for new food businesses opening in Swansea. This service allows businesses to raise queries to specialised officers within the Food Safety team and received specific advise on best practice.
Approval of food business
Certain food businesses (in particular those supplying food of animal origin to other food businesses) may need approval before starting any food operations.
Safer food, better business - printed copies now available
Safer food, better business is a food safety management pack for restaurants, cafés, takeaways and other small catering businesses comply with food hygiene regulations.
We are notified of cases of food poisoning and certain other food borne illnesses. Investigations are then carried out into individual cases and also outbreaks of food poisoning.
Do you have a complaint about an item of food that you have bought that doesn't meet legal standards?
Food safety at home
Find out about how to store and prepare food safely at home, whether you're in the kitchen or having a picnic or BBQ outdoors. Advice and guidance from the NHS website.
Food notices and recalls
Up to date product information, food hazard warnings and food product recalls.
Dogs in food premises
Whether or not to allow a pet dog into the public areas of a food business is a matter for the individual food business operator to decide.
Suspected food poisoning investigation
Food poisoning is an illness caused by eating contaminated food. It's not usually serious, and most people get better within a few days without treatment.
Pavement café licence
A pavement café licence enables businesses to provide designated seating only areas outside for their customers to eat and drink.