Food safety

Our Food Safety team is responsible for inspecting all types of food premises and ensuring that they and the practices of food handlers comply with the relevant legislation. There are currently around 1,300 food premises in East Ayrshire, ranging from food factories, bakeries, butchers' shops and hotels to restaurants, takeaway food premises, mobile shops and catering vehicles.

Food safety inspections

Information about food hygiene and standards inspections across East Ayrshire

Food safety regulations

The main regulations that food businesses are governed by and who they apply to

Food hygiene information scheme

Search the Food Hygiene Information Scheme for the status of each business

Eat safe awards

Find out what East Ayrshire businesses have achieved their Eat Safe Award

Food poisoning

Environmental Health is responsible for investigations of infectious diseases and food poisoning

Food complaints

How to complain about the standard of food establishments

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