Producing and distributing food


  • Get business support and advice over the phone and online - setting up and running a business.

  • The food safety and hygiene regulations you must follow - the law, regulations

  • Competent authorities of exporting countries should use the relevant model health certificate as a template to create a version exporters can apply for to export meat products to Great Britain, the Channel Islands or Isle of Man.

  • Food and drink labelling and packaging regulations - what you must show, warnings, health and organic labels and packaging standards.

  • If you run a food business you must have a hazard analysis plan (HACCP) to meet food safety and hygiene standards

Guidance and regulation

News and communications

Research and statistics

Policy papers and consultations

Transparency and freedom of information releases