Food Safety

Food Safety

Food Safety

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Fylde Council Food Safety Team

There are approximately 800 food premises within the Borough of Fylde and, as far as possible, the Food Safety Team are responsible for ensuring that these premises comply with the relevant legislation and that the food manufactured and sold within the Borough is safe to eat.

To this end the Food Safety Team are involved in a number of areas of work including:

  • Investigation of Food Complaints 
  • Food Hygiene Inspections
  • Food Sampling Programmes  
  • Food Hygiene Training
  • Investigation of Food Poisoning

Further information is provided on:  

  • Performance Indicators
  • Advice to New Businesses  
  • Food Safety Information Pack
  • Other Useful Sites   

If you have any enquiries or complaints related to the safety of food sold or produced within the Borough of Fylde you can contact the Food Team by e-mail at or at: -

Resources Directorate
Fylde Council
Public Offices
292 Clifton Drive South
Lytham St Anne's
Telephone 01253 658658

More help ......                                                                                                              

Safer food, better business from The food Standards Agency

Safer food, better business (SFBB) is an innovative and practical approach to food safety management. It helps small businesses with food safety management procedures and food hygiene regulations.

Download the Full pack or Diary Refill Pack below from the FSA Website.

Safer food, better business for caterers  (External Link Download)

This FSA food safety management pack has been developed to help small catering businesses such as restaurants, cafés and takeaways comply with food hygiene regulations.

Safer food, better business for retrailers   (External Link Download)

This FSA food safety management pack has been developed to help retail businesses across the UK comply with food hygiene regulations.

Safer food, better business for residential care homes supplement  (External Link Download)

A FSA Safer food, better business (SFBB) supplement has been produced to help caterers and staff working in small residential care homes prepare and cook safer food for their residents. The supplement is not intended for use in nursing homes, because there may be other food safety procedures that need to be applied, which are not covered by SFBB, for example a full infection control policy.

FSA SFBB Diary Refill Pack  (External Link Download)

You can print out the FSA new print-friendly version of the diary refill separately if you only need that part of the pack. This new version can be filled electronically and allows you to download the diary pages onto your computer desktop, fill them in, name them for the appropriate month and year and store them electronically, if you prefer.

For more information help and training visit The Food Standards Website

The FSA online guide, available in 16 different languages, will help food businesses implement SFBB and train staff on SFBB. The guide can be viewed online at

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