The food hygiene rating scheme provides customers with information about hygiene standards in food businesses. Businesses in Sedgemoor are rated by Environmental Health officers, and this helps customers make informed choices about where they buy and eat food.
A rating of 5 means that conditions are very good
A rating of 4 means that conditions are good
A rating of 3 means that conditions are generally satisfactory
A rating of 2 means that improvement is necessary
A rating of 1 means that major improvement is necessary
A rating of 0 means that urgent improvement is necessary
How do I find out the ratings of food businesses in Sedgemoor?
Check the food hygiene rating of a business before you eat.
Look out for window stickers and certificates displaying a premises rating, or
It is a good idea to speak informally first of all to the food safety officer that undertook the inspection of your premises as this will help you to understand how your rating was worked out and to see if still want to appeal it. If you are still unsatisfied you must make your appeal in writing within 21 days of being notified about your food hygiene rating. This period includes weekends and public holidays. To appeal complete and return the form
Food Hygiene Rating Scheme: Appeal form [185KB]
and send it in by email to email@example.com or by post to Sedgemoor District Council, Bridgwater House, Kings Square, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3AR. You may also wish to visit the
Food Standards Agency for more information on making an appeal.
You must explain what actions you have taken on the issues raised at your last inspection and you should include supporting evidence, for example, receipts or photographs to show that work has been completed. Failure to supply sufficient evidence could result in refusal of your request.