Form for making an appeal

As the operator of a food business you have a right to appeal the food hygiene rating given to the establishment.  You have 21 days (including weekends and bank holidays) from the date of receipt of the notification letter to lodge an appeal.

  1. Please complete the form below to make an appeal.
  2. I do not agree with the food hygiene rating given by the food safety officer because:
  3. (please explain under each of the three headings):
  4. Your appeal will be determined by an authorised officer and the outcome of your appeal will be communicated to you within 21 days from the date the appeal was received.
  5. Click the button below to review & check your form then click 'Confirm' on the next page

Notes for Businesses

As the operator of a food business you have a right, under Section 5 of the Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Act 2013, to appeal the food hygiene rating given to the establishment if:

a)     you do not agree that the rating properly reflects the hygiene standards found at the establishment at the time of the inspection,

b)    you believe that the rating criteria were not applied correctly when producing your food hygiene rating.

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