Diet businesses within the Cotswolds are partying as standards of food safety and security rise for a fifth consecutive holiday season.
Food Safety officials working for Cotswold Division Council , have been visiting locale businesses to ensure legal standards seem to be met, protecting the public from household goods poisoning.
Following a explore from an officer, each premises acquires a food hygiene star rating ~ ranging from 0 stars for the weakest to 5 stars for the best performing.
Since 2015 the number of accurately compliant 5 star premises inside a District has increased from 46 per cent to 71 per cent, whilst that number poorer performing (0 to only star) premises has reduced caused from 10 per cent to 4 per cent.
Ellen Kirby, environmental services business feature said: “The team has worked together with our local businesses to extremely fast improve food safety performance.
“These latest results tv show that we are on track to protect public welfar and consumer confidence, whilst important local businesses to prosper. ”
Cotswold District Local authority or council cabinet member for environmental medical and health factors Cllr Andrew Doherty added: “Congratulations to all involved in helping to raise cooking safety standards across the district and furthermore enabling residents and visitors to eat and drink out with greater peace of mind.
“Research shows that, when eating out in the UK, food safety is the biggest priority for consumers – and am pleased that the vast majority in our local food businesses are rated in order highly. ”