Our work in 'food standards' relates to the labelling and composition of food. For example, menu descriptions must be accurate and food quality and composition must meet certain standards. If you have any concerns about a food premises or food that you have bought find out how to make a complaint or enquiry.
New food information and allergy labelling regulations
Important new 'Food Information Regulations 2014' came into force in December 2014. The regulations ensure that food information for consumers is provided clearly. All food businesses must comply with these regulations and it is your responsibility to know how these affect you.
Food standards advice
The following resources provide good advice on food standards issues including labelling, composition and date codes:
- Food labelling and packaging
- Food standards: labelling, durability and composition
- Business Companion - Trading Standards Law Explained