useful food related links

Here are some food related links that you may find useful:

food standards agency main website - link to the food standards agency website For information on the current legislation for food businesses please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

For current news and information on food issues, recent research and surveys and much more look at the Food Standards Agency website. It has information on food hygiene, food handling, staff training, outdoor catering, regulations. It explains Safer Food, Better Business. A scheme for caterers. You can also download a copy of the Guide to Food Hygiene in a number of different languages from the site.

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health offers a range of professional, educational and membership services, as well as training courses, events and publications

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) provides information on food poisoning and foodborne illness by micro-organisms.

The Institute of Food Science & Technology gives details about the institute and articles on key food issues that are updated regularly.

Foodlink is the Food and Drink Federation's web site with food safety tips, advice, and information about some food poisoning including National Food Safety Week.

The World Health Organisation site has details of the Codex Alimentarius and the organisation's food safety programme, events, and a newsletter.

DEFRA, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, is the Government's web site for UK food and drink manufacturing and retailing industries.

Farmers Market Guide - FSA Scotland  Please be aware that the information contained in this site relates to Scottish legislation.

Licensed Waste Carriers All waste carriers should be licensed by the Environment Agency. Go to this site to check the status of waste carriers.

Freshers Advice Follow this link for FSA advice to students in the preparation of safe food.

Fish Legislation Information  Useful site for dealing with fish as well as specific training courses

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership Information on the new Good Food Small Grants Scheme