Facts to know
How does the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS) Work?
84% of the public that has been surveyed want Food Hygiene Ratings Scheme to be mandatory.
Food Hygiene Ratings Scheme (FHRS) came into effect in 2010 for better food quality within the food industry.
North Ireland and Wales they are already required by law to display their ratings.
How food is handled – how it is prepared, cooked, cooled, stored, and what measures are taken to prevent food being contaminated with bacteria
The condition of the structure of the premises including cleanliness, layout, lighting, ventilation, equipment and other facilities
How the business manages and records what it does to make sure food is safe using a system like Safer Food, Better Business (SFBB).