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Reopening and adapting your food business during COVID-19

Food safety and hygiene guidance for food businesses to operate safely during COVID-19.

This guidance is for food businesses looking to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sector guidance has been provided to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely in the food sector.

This should be read in conjunction with sector guidance for social distancing in the workplace and our general advice for food businesses.

This will give you a practical framework to identify what you need to do to continue, adapt, or restart operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes the hygiene processes and requirements you must follow to safely operate your food business.