FSA issues new guidance on reopening

Hospitality venues in the UK are now all able to serve people outdoors. To support the hospitality sector during this reopening phase, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued refreshed guidance aimed to support food businesses prioritise food safety as well as customer and staff wellbeing, when restarting operations.

The guidance is to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely and how to prioritise food hygiene and food safety when reopening. The full information can be found below:


Food businesses can download the reopening checklist to work through the checks they should make when restarting operations, and to record progress when reviewing their processes.

For more help and advice regarding reopening, visit our Covid Compliance Hub or call 0300 124 6866.

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