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Food Hygiene/Disease

General Information

The Food Team works to protect public health and support businesses to ensure that they comply with food law requirements.

The main aspects of this work are:-

  • Inspecting food premises in the Borough and taking all necessary steps to protect the health of consumers
  • Responding to national warnings about food safety without delay
  • Investigating complaints about food and food premises
  • Investigating cases of food poisoning
  • Providing advice on food safety and communicable disease
  • Sampling food to ensure satisfactory standards

If you require advice on food safety, please do not hesitate to contact the Food and Health & Safety Team:

Food and Health & Safety Section, Environmental Services, Town Hall, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S40 1LP

Email the Team on: food@chesterfield.gov.uk

Telephone number: 01246 345345
Fax number: 01246 345760

Links to related websites:

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) is an independent professional body and registered charity representing those who work in environmental health and related disciplines.

The Food Standards Agency is an independent food safety watchdog set up by an Act of Parliament in 2000 to protect the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food.

The Health Protection Agency's role is to provide an integrated approach to protecting UK public health through the provision of support and advice to the local authorities, particularly in the control of infectious diseases.

Food Complaints

The Food and Health & Safety Section investigate complaints about hygiene at food businesses and complaints about food.

Please see the following complaint

complaint information sheet.pdf

Complete our online enquiry form.

Phone or text
Tel: 01246 345 345
Text: 07960 910 264

In person
Customer Service Centre
85 New Square
Chesterfield S40 1SN

8.30am to 5pm on Mon, Tue, Thu
10am to 5pm on Wed
8.30am to 4.30pm on Fri
9am to midday on Sat for payments

By post
Chesterfield Borough Council
Town Hall
Rose Hill
Chesterfield S40 1LP

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