Toolkits providing communication advice for local authorities that want to promote the FHRS at a local level in the run up to Christmas. The toolkits contain information on key messages, ideas for communicating with business and consumers, template press releases and details of where to go for further information.
The FSA has produced template materials to tell consumers and food businesses about the FHRS, template letters and forms for use after launch and to handle appeals, re-visits, right to reply requests, briefing for elected council members, web banners and resources for use within the food team and the local authority to encourage Council use of the scheme and aid display and consistency.
This guidance is produced under section 15 of Food Hygiene Rating Act (Northern Ireland) 2016. District councils must have regard to this guidance in exercising functions under the Act. The guidance is for supporting authorised officers in Northern Ireland in successfully implementing the Food Hygiene Rating Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 and associated regulations.
This guidance for food authorities is statutory and issued under section 23 of the Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Act 2013. The guidance is for supporting authorised officers in Wales in successfully implementing the Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Act 2013 and associated regulations.
From 28 November 2016 new regulations will come into effect requiring takeaway food businesses to publish a bilingual statement on certain hardcopy publicity materials directing customers to the food hygiene ratings website.
Guidance to help local authorities that are using the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme IT system to upload their results. The 'data standard' refers to the information that is required from local authorities for use with the national database for displaying ratings.