Trafford Wharf Road
0161 912 4509
National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme
All food businesses within the scope of the scheme will be inspected by our Environmental Health Officers and given a rating based on their compliance with legal requirements.
Starting a food business
Food premises need to be registered with our Environmental Health Department 28 days before opening.
Approved Food Premises
If you operate food premises you may need to be approved by Trafford Council.
Food Hygiene Training
A range of nationally recognised food hygiene courses are available.
Food Labelling and Composition
Food labelling guidance for local businesses.
Food Premises Registration
If you run a food business in Trafford you must be registered with the Council.
Food Safety Complaints
What to do if you need to make a food complaint, a complaint about hygiene or standards in a food business, or you believe you may be suffering from food poisoning after eating out in Trafford
Food Safety Inspections
Environmental health officers have the right to enter and inspect food premises at all reasonable hours. They do not have to make an appointment and will usually come without notice.
Food Safety Management Systems
All food business operators are required to have an appropriate written food safety management system.
Food Poisoning Investigation
Environmental Health Officers and the Health Protection Agency will investigate cases and outbreaks of food borne diseases to try and find the source and prevent further spread within the community.
Includes guidelines on healthy eating, outlines food based initiatives and projects within Trafford and highlights Trafford's priorities to improve diet related health of residents.
Our Environmental Health Team undertake a range of food sampling activities.