Approval of food business

Under EC legislation your food business may require approval if you make, prepare or handles food of animal origin for supply to other businesses.  

Food of animal origin includes:

  • Minced meat and meat preparations
  • Meat products and mechanically separated meat
  • Live bi-valve molluscs and fishery products
  • Raw milk (other than raw cows’ milk)
  • Dairy products
  • Eggs (not primary production)
  • Egg products
  • Frogs legs and snails
  • Rendered animal fats and greaves
  • Treated stomachs, bladders and intestines
  • Gelatine and collagen
  • Certain cold stores and wholesale markets

Apply for food premises approval

Your food business cannot operate until it has been approved