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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Food Safety

Food Sampling

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Samples are taken on a weekly basis from food businesses in Ribble Valley district and are sent for analysis to the Public Health Laboratory Service at Preston Hospital.

The samples are taken anonymously whereever possible so that they are obtained just as the customer would receive them. The food businesses are informed of the results whether they are good or bad. Poor results will be followed up with further sampling and visits to the food business to discuss the results with the proprietor with further action taken as necessary.

If you would like more information about the council's sampling programme please contact Eamonn Roberts on tel: 01200 414468 or Eamonn Roberts.