Food & Drink

Environment Secretary’s Letter

The Environment Secretary, George Eustice, has written an open letter dated 26th March 2020 to the food and drink industry

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/letter-from-the-environment-secretary-to-the-food-and-drink-industry


Trading Standards Support

Devon & Somerset Trading Standards have published a useful FAQ page on their website aimed at supporting businesses in the food industry, particularly if planning to switch to a takeaway/home delivery service during the Covid-19 restrictions:

https://www.devonsomersettradingstandards.gov.uk/business/food-law-guidance/covid-19-food-business-faqs/


They are also offering businesses in Devon and Somerset regulatory advice free of charge until the end of July, so if you would like further advice for your business, their contact details are listed on the following website (although please bear in mind they will be operating on reduced staff numbers):

https://www.devonsomersettradingstandards.gov.uk/contacts/