Approval for supplying food
If your business involves handling meat, fish, egg or dairy products and you supply these products to other businesses (i.e. you do not sell directly to the public / final consumer), you must be formally approved by Public Protection Services before you begin to operate.
There is no charge for this approval process.
How to apply
You can apply for approval online.
What happens next?
We will contact you and arrange to assess your application. This will include inspection of your premises to assess compliance with the required standards.
Determination of your approval applications should take place within 28 days of your full application being received.
There is no tacit consent. You can’t operate until you have been granted approval.
Appeals and complaints
If you have been refused approval or have a complaint about the approval process, you can write to:
The Service Manager
Central Bedfordshire Council
Alternatively, you can email the Service Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.