Food safety for community cooking and food banks

The Food Standards Agency has updated their guidance on food safety for community cooking and food banks.

The new guidance provides food safety information and guidance for individuals or groups wishing to prepare meals at home for their community.

This can include

  • preparing or donating meals for: those in self-isolation due to coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms
  • vulnerable groups who are being shielded
  • community groups and local organisations
  • NHS staff.

Food provided for community groups must comply with food law and be safe to eat.

Please see the attached PDF to download the guidance which can also be viewed here Food Standards Agency Guidance.

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Ddole Road Industrial Estate
Llandrindod Wells
Powys
LD1 6DF

01597 822 191

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Milford Road
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Powys
SY16 2EH

01686 626 220

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