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Details of our work to help promote good food hygiene in businesses and at home.

The FSA invites organisations with a shared interest in promoting food safety and hygiene to participate in the Agency’s communications activities. To receive updates on upcoming activity, contact the FSA’s partnership marketing agency: Natalie Richards, 07818 071 877

Please note that the FSA is unable to supply printed materials. Requests for speakers and enquiries from Local Authorities should be directed to

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