Richmondshire District Council

Eat safe this summer

Food hygiene experts are promoting the importance of the four C’s this summer – to keep Richmondshire residents safe from episodes of food poisoning.

Research shows the people have a lack of knowledge of Chilling, Cooking, Cleaning and avoiding Cross-contamination.

The Food Standards Agency’s Food and You Survey, which collects information on food safety through 3,118 interviews across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, found that in Yorkshire and the Humber:

 

 

Councillor Ian Threlfall, Deputy Leader of the Council said: “These figures show that there's more that people could do to keep themselves and their loved ones safe this summer. That's why we are working with the Food Standards Agency to promote good hygiene practices.”

He said the authority is supporting Food Safety Week (19 – 25 June) which aims to encourage better hygiene practices for summer.

 

For tips on how to stay safe this summer visit: https://www.food.gov.uk/safe-summer-food

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