Yn ogystal â chynnal archwiliadau ac ymchwiliadau rheolaidd, bydd tîm Gwarchod y Cyhoedd hefyd yn cynnig cyngor i'r cyhoedd a'r gymuned fusnes ar amrywiaeth o bynciau sy'n ymwneud â bwyd. Gellir cael rhagor o wybodaeth o'r FSA. Os ydych yn ystyried dechrau busnes mae'n bwysig iawn eich bod yn cysylltu a ni o flaen llaw fel eich bod ar y droed cywir o'r dechrau gydag unrhyw gyngor penodol fydd ei angen arnoch.
[Translate to Cymraeg:] If you require advice then please feel free to contact our officers who can provide a basic level of advice free of charge during inspection or over the phone.
If you require more bespoke advice specific to your business though then why not try one of our advisory sessions. These currently cost £150 including vat for 2 hours of independent advice from one of our Environmental Health Officers on whatever aspect of food hygiene you may need .
Some of the more common requests are from new businesses at planning stage on layout and design of your premises to avoid the risk of cross contamination; new or existing businesses on how to obtain or improve on the best food hygiene rating for your business etc. The advice can be designed specifically around what you need
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[Translate to Cymraeg:] Businesses that produce or prepare food for the public are inspected to make sure that their food is safe to eat. How often inspectors visit will depend on the type of business and its previous record. Some premises are inspected at least every 6 months, others less often.
[Translate to Cymraeg:] If you produce or prepare food for the public, Regulation EC(No) 852/2004 (Hygiene on Food Stuffs), requires you to:
Further information on what is expected from you can be found here.
Officers will also inspect and consider compliance with Food Hygiene and Safety procedures (including food handling practices and procedures, and temperature control), and the structure of the establishment (including cleanliness, layout, condition of structure, lighting, ventilation, pest control, facilities etc.).
[Translate to Cymraeg:] Our officers will look at how the business runs to identify potential hazards and to make sure that businesses are following the law. When officers think it is needed, they can take enforcement action to protect the public. Actions range from an informal request for improvement through to seizing foods or serving emergency prohibition notices, which can close a business immediately.
[Translate to Cymraeg:] Food businesses are given a rating following a routine food hygiene inspection. The rating shows how well a business is complying with food hygiene law at the time of the inspection. Read more
[Translate to Cymraeg:] Our team have provided useful documents for you to download to advise you on many aspects of food safety and hygiene:
For further information regarding Food Safety please visit The Food Standards Agency Website:
[Translate to Cymraeg:] Introduction