Check the food hygiene rating of a business before you eat.
Food hygiene ratings of 5 are also announced on Twitter.
Following food hygiene inspection the businesses will be given a rating for the standards of hygiene found at that time. These include:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Sedgemoor District Council, Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3AR. You may also wish to visit the Food Standards Agency for more information on making an appeal.
Businesses wanting a re-visit to revise a rating should put a request in writing. Please complete and return the form Food Hygiene Rating Scheme: Request for a re-visit [87KB] by email to email@example.com or by post to Sedgemoor District Council, Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3AR. The charge for a re-visit is £122.50
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.
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